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The Pyrotechnist's Treasury Or, Complete Art of Making Fireworks

By Thomas Kentish
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Table of Contents
  • THE PYROTECHNIST'S TREASURY.
  • "The Secret Out Series."
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE PYROTECHNIST'S TREASURY.
  • ROMAN CANDLES.
    • To Make a 5⁄8 Roman Candle.
    • To Make a Roman Candle Star.
    • To Damp Stars.
    • To Make Lac Solution.
    • To Make Wax Solution.
    • To Make Stearine Solution.
    • To Make Gum Solution.
    • To Make Dextrine Solution.
    • To Make Paste.
    • Roman Candle Scoops.
    • To Charge Roman Candle Cases.
    • To Make Touchpaper.
    • To Make Slowmatch.
    • To Make Quickmatch.
    • A New Method.
  • ROCKETS.
    • To Make a 6⁄8 Rocket.
    • To Charge Rocket Cases.
    • Rocket Stars.
    • To Make Cut Stars.
    • Dry Pill-box Stars.
    • To Fill the Boxes with Dry Colour.
    • Another Way.
    • Bottomless Pill-boxes.
    • Enveloped Stars.
    • Rocket Heads.
  • WHEEL AND FIXED CASES.
  • GERBES.
  • FLOWER POTS.
  • PORT FIRES AND SHELL FUSES.
  • TOURBILLIONS.[A]
    • To Make a Tourbillion.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SAXONS.
  • FIVE-POINTED STARS.
  • SQUIBS.
  • SERPENTS.
  • PINWHEELS.
  • CRACKERS.
    • Leader Pipes.
  • MAROONS.
    • Another Method.
  • GOLD AND SILVER RAINS.
  • PEACOCK'S PLUMES.
  • SAUCISSONS.
  • PEARL STREAMERS.
  • BLUE LIGHTS & STAR CANDLES, OR STAR LIGHTS.
  • PRINCE OF WALES'S FEATHERS.
  • LANCES.
    • To Form a Device, Or Design.
    • To Preserve Steel Filings, or Cast-Iron Borings.
  • SHELLS.
    • To Make the Shells.
  • CYLINDRICAL SHELLS.
  • ASTEROID ROCKETS.
  • COMPOUND FIREWORKS.
    • To Fire a Girandole of 100 Rockets at once.
  • TOOLS.
  • TO CONSTRUCT A STEELYARD SCALE.
  • MONTGOLFIER BALLOONS.
    • To Cut the Gores.
    • To Join the Halves Together.
    • To Paste Two Gores Together.
    • To Paste the Pairs Together.
    • To Make the Last Joining.
    • To Wire the Balloon.
  • WINGED ROCKETS.
    • To Construct a Slot-Tube, or Rocket-Guide.
  • LIST OF PRICES.
  • CONCLUDING REMARKS.
  • FUSES.
  • INDEX.
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