Lead
Look, we all know the difficulties surrounding this material, but there is still a uniqueness about it that means it can not be overlooked in my alphabet. There are issues surrounding its use, but still I have found moments to incorporate it. I’m reluctant to buy anything new if repairing it myself is an option. When all was creaking and cracking underfoot at my original Society Inc. I came across lead-lined stairs with dome-shaped tacks in an old shopping arcade and managed to track down similar tacks to hammer lead sheets over the holes in my floorboards. The great things is, that these days you can find new materials that still impart that time-worn feel with hard-wearing prospects. If in doubt, zinc can help you out…

The Alphabet Of Materials
A is for…      B is for…
C is for…      D is for…
E is for         F is for…
G is for…     H is for…
I is for…      J is for…
K is for…

Written by Amber TSI Byron — October 24, 2019

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