Friday, January 23, 2015

How to use Museum Wax

Fig.1 Museum
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools: 
Figurine reproductions
Museum Wax®
Siamese snowshoe cat
Vase black glass  

Mrs. Black has a Siamese Snowshoe Cat and she also owns some beautiful figurines. Her cat likes to jump and does not care or worry about breakage, it was decided that her collection would be secured with Museum Wax.

This post shows the fifteen steps to securing figurines from a jumping Siamese Snowshoe Cats.

Siamese Snowshoe Cat is a rare cat breed with charisma. The Snowshoe is the ideal cat for people who like to spend a lot of time with their companion and who will appreciate abundance of affection. He has a soft and melodic voice is used to communicate. He asked where breakfast, lunch and dinner in a sweet-sounding tone. This Snowshoe has attached itself closely to Mrs. Black and follow her around the house. Note: Some of this information was obtained from Mrs. Black.

Step 1: Fig.1 shows a side view of ther museum wax that will hold items in place.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the cat in question. Since the Siamese Snowshoe can jump over 6 feet anything of value was protected with Museum Wax®.
Fig.2 Siamese Snowshoe Cat
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the solution. Museum Wax® come in clear and beige color. Made from a blend that includes Crystalline wax it will secure framed and unframed work onto any waterproof surface preventing them from moving. Museum Wax® is perfect for anchoring collectibles, small statuary, and china to prevent breakage due to earthquakes, jumping cats, or vibrations. Museum Wax® is safe for many finishes. Museum Wax® can be applied on crystal, Plexiglass®, laminated plastic, porcelain, marble, glass, metal ceramic, tile, stone and wood finishes.   
Fig.3 Beige color

Museum Wax® is also sold by many names: Quake wax, tacky wax, museum gel, museum putty, museum wax, quake putty and mini hold. Museum Wax® is non-acidic, non-toxic and reversible. It is soft and sticky, and can be shaped to custom-fit most small objects. Knead 3 to 4 pieces into small balls with your fingers until it is soft. Applicator and instructions are included, along with helpful hints for removing and cleaning. Made in USA!

Step 4: Fig.4 shows the Museum Wax® container.
Fig.4 Museum Wax®

Step 5: Problem: Fig.5 shows the Antique Chinese Milk Glass with Bird and Flower Motif Stamped Lidded Jar Ming Dynasty reproduction.  

Solution: Apply 4-balls of Museum Wax® to the bottom of the vase area of this glass jar. Push down on the vase and spread the wax over the gray stone. Now the jar is safe. Fig.5 shows that the Museum Wax® adhered to the glass jar and the stone top table.
Fig.5 Chinese Vase

Step 6: Problem: Fig.6 shows the black metal boy with umbrella reproduction.  

Solution: Using Museum Wax® underneath the rock base and the wax will hold against the base of the fire place. Museum Wax® adhere to the stone base and the painted wood fireplace.
Fig.6 Umbrella

Step 7: Problem: Fig.7 shows a Blue glass vase with wood bottom.  

Solution: Use Museum Wax® to fix the base to the table. Use 4 small balls underneath the base. Fig.7 shows the Museum Wax® adhered to the wood base of the blue vase to a varnished table.

Step 8: Problem: Fig.8 shows a bird figurine.  

Solution: Use Museum Wax® underneath. Two beige balls at the feet of the oranges. That the Museum Wax® underneath doing its job of holding the figurine. Fig.8 shows the Museum Wax® adhered to a ceramic base of the bird and oranges and the ceramic base of the scone base.
Fig.8 Bird figurine