Applying Genuine Gold leaf or Imitation Gold leaf to stone surfaces.
Apply genuine god, silver, imitation gold, aluminum and copper leaf metal and stone surfaces. The process and techniques are the same for metal and stone. Interior and exterior surfaces, you'll learn about types of adhesive, tacking and drying rates, easy leaf application tips and cleaning and burnishing the leaf.
A step-by-step educational series for stone surfaces, including Marble - Granite - Sandstone- Concrete - Brick.
Gilding tutorials and gilding information for the beginner, intermediate and advanced gilder.
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|Size refers to the adhesive used to adhere the leaf to a surface. There are different kinds of size adhesive dependant on the finished look you desire. When applying Genuine Gold, Silver or Metal leaf over metal, LeFranc Mixtion Quick Dry size or 12 hour Slow Set size is recommended. This is a traditional, clear, natural, oil based size made in France. LeFranc has earned the reputation of being the best oil size available and experienced Gilders request LeFranc for their most important projects.
Apply carefully and evenly, working the size to an even film as much as possible. Visit the Size and adhesive center for detailed use and product information, including drying and tack times.
|Gold Leaf Pack||3 3/8" x 3 3/8"||500 leaves||39.5 sqft.|
|Gold Leaf Book||3 3/8" x 3 3/8"||25 leaves||1.98 sqft.|
|Metal Leaf Pack||5 1/2" x 5 1/2"||500 leaves||100 sqft.|
|Metal Leaf Book||5 1/2" x 5 1/2"||25 leaves||5 sqft|
|Gold Leaf Master Roll||4 1/8" x 69 ft.||Master Roll||23.5 sqft.|
|Silver Leaf Master Roll||5 3/4" x 82 ft.||Master Roll||39 sqft.|
|Metal Leaf Roll 5 meter||6 1/4" sq. x 15 ft.||Master Roll||3 sqft.|
|Metal Leaf Roll 50 meter||6 1/4" x 164 ft||Master Roll||82 sqft.|
|Metal Leaf Roll 75 meter||6 1/4" x 246 ft.||Master Roll||123 sqft.|
Measurements are calculated without consideration for waste or overlap.