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- Subject: Re: Help...please
- From: Robyn Sassen <mephisto@GLOBAL.CO.ZA>
- Date: Thu, 21 Nov 1996 21:26:29 +0000
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Will beeswax really work? I am doing something similar, with bits of
old cut up drawings on wood, which had a lot of wax - mainly beeswax
- in them. Wont it melt? Someone once told me about mixing the
melted wax with resin to give it finish. Could this be?
> >I am working on a single edition of a book and would like to incorporate
> >candle wax as a "decorative" element on some of the text pages. Any
> >suggestions on how to to do this without the wax cracking, peeling, etc.
> >would be greatly appreciated.
> Try beeswax and try to avoid the cries of the conservators on this list.
> A lurker
> >Elaine Gawrych
> >Northeastern Illinois University
> >Chicago, IL.
> >Librarian and Neophyte Book Artist