Monthly Archives: March 2013

Conclusions on Recreating Western Lacquer Recipes

Marianne’s Comments It has been a hectic but fun filled two weeks. Now we come to the time to look at what was accomplished and take stock. For me the exercise of making these panels again and again is interesting … Continue reading

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Recreating Western Lacquer Using Historic Recipes – Day 10

Marianne Comment’s These last two weeks have gone by in the blink of an eye. Jonas’s has been able to produce an incredible 17 different sample boards. I think it must be a record if anyone is measuring such things. … Continue reading

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Recreating Western Lacquer Using Historic Recipes – Day 9

Marianne Comment’s Acrid smells and the hint of something burning instantly sent conservators into alarm mode. It did not take them long to track me down with my chemical oven full of copal varnish. This was the scene some 15 … Continue reading

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