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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0003, Issue 9 September 1871: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: To Our Readers pp. 193 -- The Recent Great Boiler Explosion pp. 193-195 -- The Influence of Certain Ingredients in Cements pp. 195-196 -- Damp Dwellings pp. 196 -- The Gallon, the Pint, and the Pound pp. 196 -- Picture Frames pp. 196-197 -- Fiery Fountain by Internal Reflection pp. 197 -- The Bamboo pp. 197-198 -- Strength of Girders and Beams pp. 198 -- Determination of the Quantity of Cider Used in Adulterated White Wines pp. 198-199 -- System in Manufactories pp. 199 -- Industry pp. 199 -- A New Method of Testing the Purity of Metals and Alloys pp. 199-200 -- The Grinding of Hard Substances pp. 200 -- Selden's Improved Steam-Pump pp. 200-201 -- Pure Nickel and Nickel Alloys pp. 201-202 -- Enamels pp. 202-203 -- American Capitols pp. 203 -- Welding Copper pp. 203 -- Steam Canal-Boats pp. 203-204 -- The Houstonic Dam pp. 204-206 -- How to Prepare Soluble Glass pp. 206 -- Combustion of Smoke pp. 206-207 -- Why does England Agitate the Question of Abolishing the Patent Laws? pp. 207 -- Usefulness of a Piece of Common Mirror pp. 207 -- A Steam Horse pp. 207-208 -- Ageing and Conservation of Wines pp. 208-209 -- The ...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0009, Issue 7 July 1877: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Hydraulic Elevator pp. 145 -- Sand for Foundations and other Supports pp. 145-146 -- The Art of Extinguishing Fires pp. 146 -- The United States Life-Saving Service pp. 146-147 -- Hydrophobia pp. 147-148 -- Revolution in Saws pp. 148-149 -- The Preparation of Illuminating Gas pp. 149 -- Measuring Cylinders pp. 149-150 -- Portable Fire-Escapes pp. 150 -- Brown Paint Made from Mummies pp. 150 -- Phosphatic Food pp. 150-151 -- Improvement in Blinds pp. 151-152 -- Gas as Fuel pp. 152 -- A Pump Steamer pp. 152 -- The Steam Street Cars in Paris pp. 152-153 -- Double-Acting Plunger-Pump pp. 153 -- Desens' Bath and Life-Preserving Apparatus pp. 153-154 -- Constructive Carpentry pp. 154 -- Benzole and Benzin pp. 154 -- New Soap-Making Process pp. 154-155 -- Corrosion of Metals pp. 155 -- Delicate Test for Acids and Bases pp. 155 -- The Late Gasolene Fire pp. 155 -- Disease Among Potters pp. 155-156 -- Soft Patches on Steam-Boilers pp. 156 -- Molding and Founding pp. 156 -- Another New Motor pp. 156-157 -- The Gyroscope pp. 157 -- How to Galvanize Iron on a Large Scale pp. 157-158 -- Scientific: Planetary Evolution pp. 158 ...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0003, Issue 6 June 1871: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Stone and Ore-Breaking by Machinery pp. 121-122 -- Science in Architecture pp. 122-123 -- The Chinese System for the Utilization of Sewage pp. 123 -- Transporting Boats over Land pp. 123-124 -- The Latest Discoveries with the Spectroscope pp. 124-125 -- Improved Method of Tinning Cast-Iron pp. 125 -- Different Methods of Making Oxygen Gas pp. 125-126 -- Death by the Nerves pp. 126-127 -- Paints Made of Copper pp. 127 -- Combustion and Explosion pp. 127-128 -- Pneumatic Telegraphy pp. 128-130 -- Railway Pioneering pp. 130-131 -- A New Chemical Paint pp. 131 -- To Take Plaster Casts of Natural Objects pp. 131 -- Square Knot Tied by a Machine pp. 131 -- Dust Fuel pp. 131 -- Gilder's Glue pp. 131-132 -- Improved High-Speed Vertical Engine pp. 132 -- Important Discoveries in Agriculture pp. 132-134 -- The Manufacture of Glue pp. 134 -- To Clean Oil-Painted Surfaces pp. 134 -- Turning and Lathe-Making pp. 134-135 -- Rotary Engines pp. 135 -- New Process in Iron Manufacture pp. 135-136 -- Galvanized Iron Architectural Ornaments pp. 136 -- Indelible Cancellation or Branding pp. 136 -- The Success of Our Cheap Houses pp. 1...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0018, Issue 10 October 1886: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Stead's Exhaust Feed-Water Heater pp. 217 -- The World's Consumption of Meat pp. 217 -- The Roll of the Ocean pp. 217-218 -- They Want the Earth and the Fullness Thereof pp. 218 -- Underground Wires in New York pp. 218 -- Iron and Steel Product of Great Britain and the United States pp. 218-219 -- The Castner Sodium Process pp. 219 -- Electric Motors for City and Suburban Railways pp. 219 -- Condition of the Central Park Obelisk pp. 219-220 -- Fox's Corrugated Furnaces Flues pp. 220-221 -- The Lawson Gas Engine pp. 221-222 -- Improved Double Endless-Bed Surfacers pp. 222-223 -- Improved Electric Gas-Lighting Burner pp. 223 -- The June Report of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. pp. 223 -- Corrugated Iron Roofing and Siding pp. 223-224 -- Manufacturing Notes: Manufacturing Notes pp. 224 -- Building Intelligence: Building Intelligence pp. 224-225 -- Recent Wood-Working Machinery Patents pp. 225 -- The Condition of the Blast Furnaces pp. 225 -- Large Government Order for Sanitary Goods pp. 225 -- Chevreul pp. 225-226 -- Quarrying: Rand Compressors and Drills pp. 226-227 -- Quarrying: Iowa Buildin...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0004, Issue 4 April 1872: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: The East River Bridge pp. 73-74 -- Tunneling the Straits of Dover pp. 74 -- American Patents for Artificial Stone pp. 74-75 -- Laws of Falling Bodies pp. 75 -- Notes on Carpentry, and on Strains in Structures pp. 75-76 -- The Prevention of Railroad Accidents pp. 76-77 -- How Cigars are Made pp. 77-78 -- The Morse Twist-Drill pp. 78-79 -- Nagle's Expanding Mandrel pp. 79 -- Improved Turbine Wheel pp. 79 -- Nickel-Plated Printing-Type pp. 79 -- The New Pacific Railroad Bridge pp. 79-80 -- Lead-Pencils pp. 80-81 -- The Ventilation of Unwholesome Manufactories pp. 81-82 -- New Triumphs of the Chemical Laboratory pp. 82-83 -- Discovery of the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat pp. 83-84 -- Steam-Hammers pp. 84-85 -- Grout's Balanced Slide-Valve pp. 85 -- Paints Made of Lead pp. 85-86 -- The Hartford Steam-Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company pp. 86 -- Prince's Metallic Paint pp. 86 -- The Lee Avenue Baptist Church, Brooklyn, N.Y. pp. 86-88 -- Ice-Machine Pump pp. 88 -- Literary: Handicraft pp. 88 -- Literary: Introduction a la Mecanique Industrielle pp. 88-89 -- Hints for Rebuilding Chicago pp. 89 -- How Trades'-Unions B...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0003, Issue 12 December 1871: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: The Steam-Electric Machine pp. 265-266 -- Christmas, 1871 pp. 266 -- Inventors and Artisans' Grand National Union pp. 266 -- Type-Setting Machines pp. 266-267 -- Lunar Rainbows pp. 267 -- Improvement in Levels and Plumbs pp. 267 -- Curious Properties of Numbers pp. 267 -- A Rare Chance pp. 267-268 -- The Manufacture of Sugar pp. 268-269 -- The Architecture of the Future pp. 269-270 -- Material for Paper-Making pp. 270 -- Laws of Falling Bodies pp. 270-271 -- The Future of England pp. 271 -- Electricity Applied to Music pp. 271 -- Glass Made Directly from Granite pp. 271 -- Turning and Lathe-Making pp. 271-273 -- The Earle Steam-Pump pp. 273-274 -- The Fair of the American Institute pp. 274-275 -- Massey's High-Pressure and Low-Water Alarm pp. 275 -- The Hassler Scientific Expedition pp. 275 -- The Manufacture of Bank-Note Paper pp. 275-276 -- Notes on Carpentry, and on Strains in Structures pp. 276-277 -- The Manufacture of Bessemer Steel pp. 277 -- Improved Oil-Can pp. 277-278 -- Making Nitro-Glycerine pp. 278 -- A New Grate-Bar pp. 278 -- Renew! Renew! pp. 278 -- Usefulness of the Microscope in the Production of...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0001, Issue 12 December 1869: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Making Ice by Machinery pp. 353-354 -- The Durability of Steel Boilers pp. 354-355 -- Lessons in Mechanics pp. 355-357 -- International Standard Measures pp. 357 -- The Induration Process pp. 357 -- A New Thing in Postage pp. 357 -- New Chrome Yellows pp. 357-358 -- Carving in Wood pp. 358-359 -- How to Plan a Convenient Dwelling pp. 359-360 -- Manufacture of Oil-Cloth pp. 360-361 -- Marbleizing Slate pp. 361 -- Colored Marble pp. 361 -- On the Proper Mode of Determining the Diameter of a Crank-Shaft pp. 361 -- Action of Frost on Water pp. 361-362 -- An Old Perpetual Motion Revived pp. 362 -- Pens and Pen-Making pp. 362-363 -- Corrugated Iron Buildings pp. 363 -- Glazing Pottery without the Use of Lead pp. 363-364 -- Belting - Facts and Figures. No. 2 pp. 364-365 -- Steam-Engine Economy pp. 365 -- Restoration of Wood-Carvings pp. 365 -- Notes on the Manufacture of Optical Glasses pp. 365 -- Laces pp. 365-366 -- Entrance-Gate pp. 366 -- The Palazzo Vecchio, Florence pp. 366-368 -- Interesting to Photographers pp. 368 -- East River Bridge pp. 368 -- Literary: Weisbach's Mechanics pp. 368 -- Literary: Ten Working Des...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0005, Issue 1 January 1873: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Miscellaneous Front Pages pp. i-iv -- Improvements in Grinding Tools pp. 1 -- What is the best Fire-Proof Building Stone? pp. 1-2 -- One of the Defenders of Spiritualism pp. 2 -- Notice pp. 2 -- Premature Criticism pp. 2 -- On Turbine Water-Wheels pp. 2-4 -- The Sea-Horse pp. 4 -- Rope-Making pp. 4-5 -- The Opinion of Horses pp. 5-6 -- How to Protect Cities against Conflagration pp. 6 -- Putting Lightning in a Bottle pp. 6 -- How Suspension Bridges Stand the Test of Time pp. 6-7 -- Improvement in Sash Pulleys pp. 7 -- Producing Motive Power with the Heat of Exhaust Steam pp. 7-8 -- Improvement in Thread Cutting pp. 8 -- The Curse of Standing Armies pp. 8 -- Steam for the Propulsion of Small Craft pp. 8-10 -- A Few Hints to Foremen pp. 10 -- Tin versus Zinc pp. 10 -- Waterspouts on Lake Erie pp. 10 -- English Shipbuilding in 1871 pp. 10 -- One of the Errors of the Age pp. 10-11 -- On the Treatment of Furnace Fires pp. 11 -- A Substitute for Horses pp. 11 -- Progress of Metallurgical Skill pp. 11 -- Prussian Coal wanted in England pp. 11-12 -- On Meteorites pp. 12 -- Important Discoveries in the Theory of Sound pp. ...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0017, Issue 5 May 1885: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Improved Steel Screw Elevators for Passenger and Freight Service pp. 97 -- Bricks from Silica pp. 97-98 -- Signs of Recuperation pp. 98 -- Prices Now and a Year Ago pp. 98 -- Inefficiency of Building Inspection pp. 98-99 -- The New Orleans Exhibition pp. 99 -- Electric Light Suits pp. 99-100 -- Useful Applications of Asbestos pp. 100 -- Stains for Wood pp. 100-101 -- Improved Wood-Working Machinery pp. 101-102 -- Improved Scroll-Sawing Machines pp. 102 -- The Number of Locomotives in America pp. 102-103 -- A Shingle Surfacing Planer pp. 103 -- Repairs to Wood-Working Machinery pp. 103 -- Casting Plate Glass pp. 103-104 -- A Novel Plan for Skidding and Loading Logs by Steam Power pp. 104-105 -- Veneers pp. 105 -- The Effect of Oil in Boilers pp. 105 -- White Bronze - A New Alloy pp. 105-106 -- Quarrying: The Rocks IV. Their Physical Structure pp. 106 -- Quarrying: Bolton Flagging pp. 106 -- Quarrying: Quarrying Notes pp. 106-107 -- Quarrying: Improved Hoisting Machinery pp. 107-108 -- Quarrying: The Ingersoll Eclipse Saw pp. 108 -- Quarrying: Rock Drills Run by Electricity pp. 108-109 -- Quarrying: Slate and its Us...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0014, Issue 12 December 1882: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Hydraulic Elevators pp. 265-266 -- Renewal of Subscriptions pp. 266 -- Something about Ourselves--Retrospective and Otherwise pp. 266 -- Census Inconsistencies pp. 266-267 -- A Rival (?) to the Electric Light pp. 267 -- A New Industry Established pp. 267-268 -- Improved Domestic Sanitary Appliances pp. 268 -- Close of the New England Fair pp. 268-269 -- A New Fire-Proofing Material pp. 269 -- Edge Tools pp. 269 -- The Transit of Venus pp. 269 -- A New Use for Glass pp. 269-270 -- Recent Improvements in Wood-Working Machinery pp. 270 -- Tinting Metallic Surfaces pp. 270 -- A Huge Flagstone pp. 270-271 -- The Sombart Gas Engine pp. 271 -- What we Waste pp. 271-272 -- Building Intelligence pp. 272-273 -- Improved Forms of Steam Traps pp. 273 -- What Dr. Siemens Expects from the Gas Engine pp. 273 -- The Electric Light Employed to Catch Fish pp. 273-274 -- The Silver & Gay Dynamometer pp. 274 -- Chimneys pp. 274 -- The World's Product of Lead pp. 274-275 -- Proportions of Riveted Joints pp. 275 -- Nickel-Plating Without the Battery pp. 275 -- Forests and Climate pp. 275-276 -- Improved Construction of Theaters pp. 276...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0013, Issue 9 September 1881: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Strong's Improved Feed-Water Heater and Purifier pp. 193-195 -- Special Fair Number pp. 195 -- The Future of Electricity pp. 195 -- Industrial Emancipation of the United States pp. 195-196 -- Protection against Lightning pp. 196 -- Extending the Utility of the Signal Service pp. 196 -- American Enterprise in Mexico pp. 196-197 -- New Upright Drill Press pp. 197 -- Fair of the New England Manufacturers' and Mechanics' Institute pp. 197 -- Artificial Propagation of the Sponge pp. 197 -- To Magnetize a Steel Bar pp. 197-198 -- Improved Freight and Passenger Elevators pp. 198-200 -- Building Intelligence pp. 200-201 -- Demas Lathe and Universal Slide Rest pp. 201 -- Friction pp. 201 -- Concentration of Iron Sand pp. 201 -- A Valuable Plastic Material pp. 201-202 -- The Gaffney & Co. Boiler Explosion pp. 202-203 -- Water Gas pp. 203 -- The Friction of a Belt pp. 203-204 -- The Jetty Works at the South Pass of the Mississippi pp. 204-205 -- The Fleuss Breathing Apparatus pp. 205 -- The Advantages of the Underground Telegraph pp. 205-206 -- New Facts Concerning the Sahara pp. 206 -- Scientific: Storage of Electrical Ener...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0009, Issue 6 June 1877: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Hydraulic Elevators pp. 121-122 -- The Extinguishing of Fires pp. 122 -- The United States Life-Saving Service pp. 122-123 -- Vitality of the New York Liberal Club pp. 123-124 -- Photographing at Night pp. 124 -- Rolling Shutters pp. 124 -- Flux for Welding Steel pp. 124-125 -- Celluloid Emery-Wheels pp. 125 -- A Music Hall for New York pp. 125 -- Yacht Building in Buffalo pp. 125 -- Stopping Advertisements pp. 125-126 -- Wood-Working Machinery vs. Stover pp. 126-127 -- Cubical Contents of a Ton pp. 127 -- Glass from Blast-Furnace Slag pp. 127 -- The Value of the Civil Engineer pp. 127 -- A New Use for Asbestos pp. 127-128 -- Opening of the Permanent Exhibition at Philadelphia pp. 128 -- The Blessing of Steam-Power pp. 128 -- New Publications: Pettengill's Newspaper Directory pp. 128 -- Blowers and Exhausters pp. 128 -- New Publications: Designs for Monuments pp. 128-129 -- Improved Friction Hoisting-Engine pp. 129 -- Beware of Light-Colored Rubber pp. 129 -- Improved Pile-Driving Engine pp. 129-130 -- Constructive Carpentry pp. 130 -- Metallic Fire-Proof Curtain pp. 130 -- Architectural Mistakes pp. 130 -- The Ne...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0005, Issue 3 March 1873: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Improved Endless - Bed Planer pp. 49 -- What is the Danger of Steam-Heating? pp. 49-50 -- Pure Iron pp. 50 -- Improved Band-Saw Machine pp. 50 -- Blake's Ore-Breaker - Important Decision pp. 50 -- The Toil-Worn Craftsman pp. 50-51 -- Turbine Water-Wheels pp. 51-52 -- Perpetual Industrial Exhibition Company pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: New Steamship for Laying Cables pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: The Niagara Suspension Bridge pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: New Method of Cleaning Glassware pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: The Union Passenger Depot at St. Louis pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: Carbon from Gas pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: On the Francis Dynanometer pp. 52 -- New Scientific and Industrial Notes: New Material for Molding pp. 52-53 -- Ready-Made Bay Windows pp. 53 -- The Russian Girl at School pp. 53 -- The Preservation of Exposed Sheet-Iron pp. 53 -- The Inevitables of Mortal Life pp. 53-54 -- Terraced Streets pp. 54-55 -- Emotional Excitement more Wasting than Intellectual Labor pp. 55 -- Improved Engine-Po...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0001, Issue 10 October 1869: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Paper, and How it May be Tested pp. 289-290 -- The Various Methods of Determining the Mechanical Equivalent of Heat pp. 290 -- The Manufacture of Cloth Buttons pp. 290 -- Hints to House-Builders pp. 290-291 -- How to Build Abutment Walls pp. 291 -- German Method of Manufacturing Malleable Cast-Iron pp. 291-292 -- French Cooking-Ranges pp. 292 -- Manufacture of Straw-Board pp. 292-293 -- Lessons in Mechanics pp. 293-294 -- Wax-Milk. - A new Article for polishing Furniture, Wooden Floors, and manufacturing Packing-Paper pp. 294 -- Anti-Rust Varnish, or Varnish for Iron and Steel Rods pp. 294-295 -- Analysis of the Ancient Roman Mortar of the Castrum of Burgh, Suffolk, England pp. 295 -- Japanese Fire-works pp. 295-296 -- A Cheap Source of Power pp. 296 -- The Eddystone Lighthouse pp. 296 -- Dyeing Glove Leather Black pp. 296 -- Architectural Ornaments in Metal pp. 296-298 -- How to Build a Cheap House pp. 298 -- Economizing Forces pp. 298-299 -- Beginning to Build a House pp. 299 -- New Process for Deodorizing Alcohol without the use of Heat or Redistillation pp. 299 -- Preparation of a Blue Bronze pp. 299 -- The El...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0002, Issue 12 December 1870: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: An Improvement in Steam-Pumps pp. 353-354 -- The Animal Creation pp. 354 -- Carbonic Acid in Tanning pp. 354-355 -- The History of Art and Aesthetics pp. 355-357 -- The Endless Passenger-Elevator pp. 357-358 -- Vulcanized Rubber pp. 358-359 -- To Mend Rubber Hose pp. 359-360 -- Simple Life-Saving Arrangement pp. 360 -- A New Method of Laying Railway Tracks pp. 360 -- Haste makes Waste pp. 360-361 -- Improvements in Stair-Rods pp. 361 -- Strong Vegetable Flavors and Smells pp. 361-362 -- Fine Machine Tools pp. 362 -- What We Eat. - Boots, Horse-shoes, Bricks, Hats, and Mantels pp. 362 -- Road-Steamers pp. 362-363 -- American Pocket Cutlery pp. 363-364 -- Protection for our Homes pp. 364-365 -- Workmen's Dwellings in Holland pp. 365-366 -- Improvements in House-Warming-Fire-Place Heaters and Heating-Ranges pp. 366 -- The Solar Engine pp. 366-368 -- To Prevent Water from Becoming Putrid pp. 368 -- The New Soluble Garnet Dye pp. 368 -- Insurance Department: The Progress of Insurance pp. 368-369 -- Literary: Our Foreign Exchanges pp. 369 -- Literary: The Kansas City Bridge pp. 369 -- Literary: Lyle's Official Railway M...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0001, Issue 8 August 1869: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: The Transmission of Power by Means of Wire Ropes pp. 225-226 -- The Wind-Mills of Holland pp. 226-227 -- Wonderful Calculators pp. 227 -- Alloys for Bells pp. 227 -- Influence of Temperature on the Luminosity of Street Gas pp. 227 -- Greasing Wagons pp. 227-228 -- Railings for Mansard Roofs pp. 228 -- To Remove Acid Stains and Restore Color pp. 228 -- Seasoning Building Materials pp. 228-229 -- The Gloss on Silk pp. 229 -- Decorated Marble Mantels pp. 229 -- Beer in Bavaria pp. 229-230 -- How Beet-Root Sugar is Made pp. 230 -- Practical Hints for the Examination of White Lead pp. 230 -- Damp Walls pp. 230 -- Steel Watch-Chains pp. 230-231 -- How to Make Moulding Cutters pp. 231 -- A Large Elevator pp. 231 -- The Diamond as Used in the Arts pp. 231 -- Metallic Ceilings pp. 231-232 -- Improved Store Stool pp. 232 -- Interesting Application of the Transparency of Metals pp. 232 -- New Building Materials pp. 232-233 -- Improved Safety Hoisting Apparatus pp. 233 -- Spider's Silk pp. 233 -- Blackfriar's Bridge over the Thames, London pp. 233-234 -- Tyndall on Light pp. 234 -- Valuable if True pp. 234 -- The Velocipede p...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0001, Issue 3 March 1869: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Brick-Making pp. 65-66 -- Absorbent Capacity of Bricks pp. 66-67 -- Lake Colors - Their Nature and Manufacture pp. 67-68 -- Steam-Dredging and the Suez Canal pp. 68-71 -- The Selection of Wall-Paper pp. 71 -- Marble Paper Manufacture pp. 71-73 -- Sand-Grinding Machine pp. 73-74 -- The Gothic Furnace pp. 74 -- Ventilation and Heating by Currents pp. 74-75 -- The Ventilation and Warming of School-Houses pp. 75-76 -- Iron Buildings pp. 76-78 -- Hints on Economic Building pp. 78-79 -- Copper and its Alloys pp. 79-80 -- Cryolite - Where found, Nature, and Uses pp. 80 -- Chrome-Orange pp. 80 -- Illinois State Capitol Design pp. 80-82 -- The Uses of Gun-Cotton pp. 82 -- Terra Cotta pp. 82 -- Building-Stones - Their Preservation pp. 82-83 -- The Vermont Slate Industry pp. 83-86 -- Literary: Correlation and Conservation of Forces pp. 86 -- Literary: George and Robert Stephenson pp. 86-87 -- Henry Ward Beecher pp. 87 -- Too Many Irons in the Fire pp. 87 -- The Tinning and Silvering of Looking-Glasses pp. 87-88 -- French Sash-Windows pp. 88 -- Whence Came our Silk? pp. 88-89 -- Cottage and Villa Architecture pp. 89-90 -- Wha...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0005, Issue 4 April 1873: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Rotary Filing pp. 73 -- Builder vs. Lumber Dealers pp. 73-74 -- Asbestos pp. 74 -- Lombard's Ring-Saw Machine pp. 74 -- The Air-Brake on Railroad Trains pp. 74 -- Comparative Value of Explosives pp. 74-75 -- Building in New York City pp. 75 -- Turbine Water-Wheels pp. 75 -- Waste of Water pp. 75-76 -- Ventilation pp. 76 -- The Death of Prof. Rankine pp. 76 -- Gouch's Fire-Proof Window-Shutters pp. 76 -- Flower Sticks pp. 76-77 -- Important Improvement in Brick-Making pp. 77 -- Chimes pp. 77-78 -- The Center of Population in the United States pp. 78 -- Lee's Improved Molding-Machine pp. 78 -- Suggestions to Artisans pp. 78-79 -- Improvement in Blind-Stile Boring pp. 79 -- The Combination of Colors pp. 79-80 -- Scientific: Experiments on Building Materials pp. 80 -- Scientific: Soluble Glass in the Arts pp. 80 -- Scientific: Another Steel Process pp. 80 -- Scientific: Slate Roofing pp. 80 -- Scientific: The Tin Discoveries pp. 80 -- Coal and its Prospects pp. 80 -- The New Government Building, Chicago pp. 80-81 -- The New York Post-Office Building pp. 81 -- Blake's Combined Steam Pump and Boiler pp. 81 -- History of...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0005, Issue 12 December 1873: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Reliance Works Steam Engine pp. 265 -- Our Iron-Workers pp. 265 -- Hoosic Tunnel pp. 265-266 -- Drilling and Boring Machines pp. 266 -- The Buffalo Vulcan Steam-Engine Works pp. 266 -- One of the Results of Hoarding Money pp. 266-267 -- Hoisting Engines pp. 267 -- New Inventions Relating to Building pp. 267 -- Salt as a Preservative for Wood pp. 267 -- Agassiz vs. Darwin pp. 267-268 -- Cheap Water and Fire-Proof Paint for Roofs pp. 268 -- Able Ship Commanders pp. 268 -- Latest Market Report of Building Materials pp. 268-269 -- Strength of Building Material pp. 269 -- A New Steam-Pressure Pump pp. 269 -- Iron versus Wooden Ships pp. 269 -- Cheap Sugar pp. 269-270 -- Power Spring Hammers pp. 270 -- Long Railroad Tunnels pp. 270 -- Bolt Forging Machine pp. 270-271 -- The St. Louis Bridge pp. 271 -- No Place pp. 271-272 -- The Phoenixville Bridge Works pp. 272 -- Science of Money pp. 272-273 -- Improved Wood-Planing Machines pp. 273 -- The Largest Bridge in the World pp. 273 -- The Brooklyn Industrial Exhibition pp. 273-274 -- Antiquity of the Human Race pp. 274-275 -- Packing People Together pp. 275 -- Foot-Power Scr...

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The Manufacturer and Builder : Volume 0003, Issue 10 October 1871: The Manufacturer and Builder

By: Western and Company

Description: The Manufacturer and Builder was a practical journal of industrial progress published monthly in the 19th century by Western and Company.

Table of Contents: Water-Heater, Regulator, and Alarm for Steam-Boilers pp. 217-218 -- The Fair of the American Institute pp. 218 -- Method of Distinguishing Genuine Claret from Imitation pp. 218 -- The Profit of Manufacture pp. 218-219 -- How Shall we Warm our Dwellings? pp. 219 -- Colossal Bridges pp. 219 -- Preserving Wood pp. 219-220 -- The Innocent Aboard pp. 220 -- Adjustable Circular Saw-Benches pp. 220-221 -- Petroleum and Non-Explosive Oils pp. 221 -- A New River Cable pp. 221 -- Economy of Fuel pp. 221-222 -- New Improvement on the Sunbeam pp. 222-223 -- Pressure on Solids by Moving Fluids pp. 223 -- Electro-Plating German Silver on other Metals pp. 223 -- Trade Diseases pp. 223-224 -- The Sullivan Machine Company Diamond Drills pp. 224 -- Population of London pp. 224 -- Notes on Carpentry and on Strains in Structures pp. 224-226 -- The Art of Utilizing pp. 226-227 -- Ascertaining the Horse-Power of Steam-Engines and Boilers pp. 227 -- Vegetable Soap pp. 227-228 -- Steam-Yacht Building pp. 228-229 -- Moule's Earth-Closets pp. 229 -- Important to Wide-Awake Business Men pp. 229 -- Massey's High-Pressure and Low-Water Alarm ...

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