Stenciling Easter Cookies with Royal Icing

Stenciling Easter Cookies with Royal Icing

To stencil with royal icing you will need a tapered baker’s spatula Hold your stencil flat to the cookie and spread a bit of icing through the stencil in a few passes Scrape off excess icing and wipe your spatula clean with a damp cloth Spread your icing through the stencil in as few scrapes […]

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Luxor® MOC2 Extra Soft Buff

Luxor® MOC2 Extra Soft Buff

The Merard MOC2 cotton flannel buff is a half-inch thick and you can get it in the four-inch diameter that i’m showing you here or six inches. These are so versatile you can use them with Avivor, Oras, as well as the Luxor white, yellow, and orange polishing compounds. These are really effective on your […]

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Wool Production Process

Wool Production Process

Wool is one of the most naturally inspiring fibres on the planet and undergoes a unique journey from the sheep’s back to the world of fashion. The first step is the classification process, categorising the wool for the end product. Wool fibres chosen for worsted garments tend to be longer and more uniform in length […]

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Luxor® STV Soft Cotton Buff

Luxor® STV Soft Cotton Buff

The half-inch thick Merard STV cotton buff is made of a glaze percale material. This one is a 4-inch diameter buff. We recommend this one for the second step of fine watchcase polishing in conjunction with Oras. You can use this one with Luxor white for brass and copper alloys. You can use it with […]

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Luxor® 4″ TPB Medium Grade Cotton Buff

Luxor® 4″ TPB Medium Grade Cotton Buff

The Merard TPB is a medium buff made of a bleach shirting material. It’s one-inch thick and available in four or six inch diameters. This watch polishing buff can be used in combination with Avivor as the first step in the finest polishing process for watch cases. It’s also used with Luxor white for your […]

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Processing Angora Goat Mohair Wool

Design spun processes a wide range of mohair through from the young goat, or the kid through the young goat and through the strong adult, it really depends what fibre is required for what end product. The young goat that I’ve got here is a current batch that we’ve been looking at during a tour […]

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S. Korean scientists discover laser heating process, replacing Japanese material used in displays

S. Korean scientists discover laser heating process, replacing Japanese material used in displays

South Korean researchers have discovered a way to replace the electrode materials local companies have been sourcing from Japan researchers at the Korea Institute of industrial technology say they’ve developed a process for transparent electrodes using lasers to raise their electrical conductivity Korean firms until now have had Japan process these materials which are often […]

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