A Treatise on Hat-Making and Felting Including a Full Exposition of the Singular Properties of Fur, Wool, and Hair
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A Treatise on Hat-Making and Felting Including a Full Exposition of the Singular Properties of Fur, Wool, and Hair

By John Stuart Thomson
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  • A TREATISE ON HAT-MAKING AND FELTING, INCLUDING A FULL EXPOSITION OF THE SINGULAR PROPERTIES OF FUR, WOOL, AND HAIR.
  • CONTENTS.
  • TREATISE ON HAT-MAKING AND FELTING.
    • Descriptions of Furs, Wools, Hair, &c.
    • The Fulling Mill.
    • History of Hats and Hatting.
    • The Fashions.
    • Preparation of Materials.
    • Stiffening and Water-Proofing Materials.
    • The Blowing Machine.
    • The Manufacture of Hats.
    • Shaving.
    • Stiffening Process.
    • Ruffing or Napping.
    • Blocking.
    • Dyeing.
    • Pumicing or Pouncing.
    • Finishing.[D]
    • Silk Hatting.
    • Forming Machines.
    • Shoes and Gaiters of Felt.
    • Printers' Sheets.
    • Cloth Hats.
    • Conclusion.
  • FOOTNOTES.
  • INDEX.
  • TRANSCRIBER'S NOTES.
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