Hot cement

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Description

A nineteenth century adhesive used to temporarily bind stone or bricks together for carving or shaping (Bucher 1996). Hot cement was composed of beeswax, brick dust, and chalk.

Additional Information

Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996