Friday, December 25, 2015

How to Repair a Trumpeting Angle - Part 1 of 2 - The Pieces

Fig.1 Angel 
By Gary Boutin

Tools and Supplies: 
Acid brush
Locktite Vinyl, Fabric and Plastic 

Every Christmas this blog shows a Christmas repair. This year the Christmas angle on your right had fallen and shattered. There will be two post, the first showing the pieces of the angel and the second post shows how the repair was accomplished. 

This post shows the four steps to repairing a ceramic trumpeting angel. 

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the angle before it fell into several pieces. 
Step 2: Fig.2 through fig.5 shows the broken ceramic pieces that need to be reassembled.
Fig.2 Back wings
Fig.3 Angel wings
Fig.4 Angel wing tip broken
Fig.5 back shoulder
Step 3: Fig.6 and fig.7 shows the damage to the ceramic angel.
Fig.6 Broken angel winds
Fig.7 Angel body and head

Step 4: Fig.8 shows the Loctite adhesive that was used to bond the ceramic pieces together. Fig.9 shows a acid brush that has a bead of Locktite Vinyl, Fabric and Plastic did an excellent job of the repairs of this angel.
Fig.8 Loctite

Fig.9 Acid brush

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