Sun, Aug 31, 2003, 11:39pm (EDT+5) email@example.com
(Andy Dingley) queries:
Talking of tea caddies, does anyone know what the metal used for lining
them was ? <snip>
I don't know about all of them, but some, at least, were tinned,
rather than pure tin, so I'm thinking tinned steel. Seems I recall pure
tin is available in plumbing supply places. Not sure how you would tin
steel. Dip it in molten tin? Google should tell. Of course, if you
were tinnng, you could probably use sheet copper too, maybe without
I don't believe I would go that far myself, I would just use a
shellaced interior, as I believe many originals did.
No sense in being pessimistic - it wouldn't work anyway.
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