antiquing


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antiquing

[an′tēk·iŋ]
(engineering)
Producing a rich glow on the surface of a leather by applying stain, wax, or oil, allowing it to set, and rubbing or brushing the leather.
A technique of handling wet paint to expose parts of the undercoat, by combing, graining, or marbling. Also known as broken-color work.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

antiquing

A technique of handling wet paint, by combing, graining, or marbling, so as to expose parts of the undercoat; also called broken-color work.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.