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Wet_Object_Recovery-SIT_Symposium_2021

This video demonstrates the wet object recovery exercise presented to first-year art conservation students in the Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. The exercise is…

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Glass Assembly

Glass Assembly with Lauren Fair, Head of Objects Conservation, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library Affiliated Assistant Professor, Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation

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17th Century Joined Chest Part One: Construction and Ornamentation

17th Century Joined Chest Part One: Construction and Ornamentation with Kathy Z. Gillis, Senior Furniture Conservator, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library Affiliated Professor,…

From  Kyle Chappell 0 likes 1 plays 0  

cleaning iron

This video demonstrates the following mechanical cleaning methods on a corroded ferrous object: mineral spirits; micro scalpel; and 0000 steel wool with mineral spirits.

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 15 plays 0  

polishing copper alloy

This video demonstrates the following polishing methods on an oxidized copper alloy object: slurry of water and calcium carbonate; slurry of water and aluminum oxide; and MicroMesh polishing cloth.

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 15 plays 0  

polishing silver

This video demonstrates the following polishing methods on a tarnished silver object: Mars Staedtler eraser; slurry of water and calcium carbonate; slurry of water and aluminum oxide; and extremely…

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 19 plays 0  

handling acrylic paint and gloss medium

This video attempts to show how Golden Fluid Acrylics can be manipulated for painting onto plaster (and similar) substrates. Mixing with gloss medium such as Primal WS-24, an acrylic dispersion, can…

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 22 plays 0  

ceramics: finishing a plaster fill with acrylic spackle

This video shows how to apply and finish a thin layer of Flügger Acrylic Spackle to a roughened plaster surface. The acrylic spackle layer provides a burnish-able surface and a smoother…

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 69 plays 0  

ceramics: detachable plaster fill

This video takes you through the step-by-step process of creating a detachable plaster fill for the missing corner of a ceramic tile. Steps include: setting up the mold; protecting the break edge; …

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 67 plays 0  

inorganic block podcast: significance and bias

One of the first tasks when caring for objects is to examine, research, and document. What is an appropriate ethical framework for doing this? How do we think about the objects in our care, where do…

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 38 plays 0  

ceramic assembly - dry-fitting pieces

Determining order of assembly.

From  Lauren Fair 1 likes 25 plays 0  

ceramic assembly - with adhesive

Preparing break edges, applying adhesive, and securing joins.

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 34 plays 0  

glass assembly

From mixing conservation epoxy for glass, taping up, and feeding in the adhesive: video demonstrates a typical glass assembly in the lab.

From  Lauren Fair 0 likes 22 plays 0