When did glass jars first come into use in Canada?

Answer Mallorytown Glass Works was the first glass making company in Canada but it operated only for one year, from 1839 to 1840, as the raw material and labor used for glass making was very expensive tho... Read More »

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When did Hi-lex come in glass jars?

With the rise of washing machines, Hi-lex began selling bleach and ammonia for their use in the 1910s. Glass bottles were the primary form of storage until the invention of the much cheaper plastic... Read More »

When did percussion caps first come into use on muskets?

Reverend John Forsyth, a Scotsman, invented the first primitive percussion caps in 1805. Other gunsmiths and inventors continued to perfect the percussion cap, and it did not reach general adoption... Read More »

How to Make Gifts out of Glass Jars?

Need to make a gift--whether it be for a family member, teacher, friend--or virtually anyone? If you have some glass jars laying around, you're in luck!!

How are glass Mason jars made?

Glass Mason jars are manufactured from soda-lime glass. It is a common glass used for food and beverage storage. Mason jars come in various sizes including pints, quarts and cups.CompositionMason j... Read More »