Most women were putty in the old man's hands, but Claire Quincy had pushed all the wrong buttons and short-circuited his good nature.
She was already putty in his hands.
Some prefer that the sash-bars should be grooved instead of rebated, and this plan exposes less putty to the action of the weather.
The simple bedding of the glass, without the use of over putty, seems to be widely approved; but the glass may be fixed in a variety of other ways, some of which are.
The white and red lead are mixed together to form a putty, and are filled into the socket alternately with layers of well-caulked yarn, starting with yarn and finishing off with the lead mixture.
If parts of the design are to be in relief, they are built up with a putty of black lacquer, white lead, camphor and lamp-black.