Household Cyclopedia - Home Crafts and Necessities from 1881

Household Information - Home Crafts and Necessities

Following are home crafts oriented articles from the book published in 1881 called the Household Cyclopedia of General Information.  They offer a fascinating historical perspective of what life was like in the late 19th century (1881) and how people made things that they needed.   These articles should be used for historical research purposes only.

 

Home Crafts and Necessities
What is gunpowder made of
How to make gun cotton
How to make the perfect match
History of tanning
How to convert sheepskins into leather
Morocco leather
Animal skin tanning
Enameling information
How to make stoneware pottery
How to make English porcelain
How to make chinaware
How to make tobacco pipes?
How to make glass
How to make frit
Glass engraving instructions
To paint on stain glass
How to make a homemade barometer

Rust prevention solutions

Italian Charms Information

Public Bookshelf 

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