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Re: Talking about adhesives



Hello,

Yes, I agree  that the Met Cel seems to last a lot longer than paste,
but for what jobs and when does one determine what proportions to use?
I normally settle for 50/50.

Also, my vote is for buying books from Ed.

Thanks,

Kathy
Capricorn Bookbindery
Bristol, CT


Peter Verheyen wrote:

> Methylcellulose doesn't go bad, the one problem with paste. The end
> effect
> is the same. I've even done 50 PVA, 25 Methyl., and 25 Paste,.
>
> p.
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L
> mailto:pdverhey@dreamscape.com
> http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey
>
> On Wed, 7 Apr 1999, Shireen Holman wrote:
>
> > At 12:24 PM 4/7/1999 -0400, Peter wrote:
> > I use Methycellulose and PVA in a 50/50 mixture and it works great.
> >
> > I have used PVA mixed with wheat paste. Is there a reason to prefer
> > methylcellulose?
> > Shireen
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ***********************************************
> > Shireen Holman, Printmaker and Book Artist
> > email: tholman@clark.net
> > http://www.clark.net/pub/tholman/shireen/index.htm
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> >


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