It involves details of "wrinkling" and "razing," if done by hand-work in copper.
All this hand-work was reckoned according to customary standards as day-work and week-work.
Although the Columbian is not so much in demand as the Albion, it is still employed for heavy hand-work because of its greater stability and power.
His handiwork was of a high standard and Eric used traditional cobbling techniques such as hand stitching and hot waxing.
In house decoration of all kinds - furniture, wall-papers and hangings (which he preferred to paper), carpet-weaving, and the painting of glass and tiles, needlework, tapestry - he formed a school which was dominated by his protest against commercialism and his assertion of the necessity for natural decoration and pure colour, produced by hand work and inspired by a passion for beauty irrespective of cheapness or quickness of manufacture (see Arts And Crafts).