Making and Knowing
A minimal edition of BnF Ms Fr 640 in English Translation

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How to silver plate copper and latten

Mold the silver as the gold, and put it in the oven in order to get a good gilt pot. And do not let it heat, otherwise the silver would tarnish. Once it will be well spread, make it boil in walnut oil, and then heat it a bit, and put it [into the water the silversmiths use to bleach their works].