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Re: [BKARTS] the right glue



Margaret,

I think a reversible PVA would be best, but, perhaps
someone has a better idea.

Ed
--- Margaret Lammerts <ed.marg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Good morning everyone
>
>
>  I would like to ask a question about glue....
> although this question is
> not about glue use for a book, but perhaps it could
> be for an innovative
> bookbinder..
>
> This involves the plastic vertical blinds over my
> sons patio doors.
> He had this great idea of cutting a poster into 3
> 1/4 inch strips and
> gluing to the vanes.
> This we did yesterday......and I cooked up a batch
> of wheat paste for
> the job.
> It looked  fabulous when done...
> But it was a short-lived grand idea...
> 2 hrs. later, the paper was becoming undone and it
> looked to me I should
> have slopped the glue onto the plastic instead of
> onto the poster
> strips. Son wanted to be able to "undo" this process
> should he tire of
> the idea or move.
> So now I'm thinking, the paper stretched and shrunk
> in the drying process.
>
> Do you have any idea what would be a good glue for
> this process, as I am
> prepared to re-do this idea the right way with the
> right glue.
> Methyl cellulose?
>
> margaret in alberta
> freezing  at  minus 40F
>
> >but I couldn't tell you about how long lasting or
> >archival that glue is. PVA has always worked for
> me, although the wheat
> >paste method may be more archival. I don't have as
> much experience with it,
> >and certainly not for this process.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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