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Re: [BKARTS] Gilding Wheels and Glaire



The french technique is to glair the area to be tooled, maybe a little outside the border of the width of the roll, and to gild it in one hit.  I know it seems extreme, but that's how the better gilders do it.  If there are breaks it is easier to spot glair and re-guild than trying to re-roll the whole edge.  This is especially important because unless you know where the roll started and stopped you usually find that the spaces between each element of the design is not exactly equal- thus causing double hits of the design.

Bruce Levy
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