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Excerpt from The Electro-Platers Guide Or, Electro-Plating Made Easy: A Complete Manual of Instruction in the Art of Gold, Silver, Nickle, and Copper PlatingThe art of electroplating is an invention of modern date, and has hitherto been kept in theMoreExcerpt from The Electro-Platers Guide Or, Electro-Plating Made Easy: A Complete Manual of Instruction in the Art of Gold, Silver, Nickle, and Copper PlatingThe art of electroplating is an invention of modern date, and has hitherto been kept in the hands of a few, who have monopolized the whole business. But now an opportunity is offered to all to acquire this very simple and lucrative business. There is scarcely a town or village in the United States but would give sufficient employment for at least one operator. The uses of electroplating are constantly extending.To meet a want that has long been felt, has been the design of the author of this little manual, who can well remember the trouble that he had when a boy to get the apparatus that was wanted to perform simple experiments in chemistry. No small or cheap sets of apparatus were then known, and not having a pocket full of money he had to construct his own.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.