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Re: [BKARTS] mysterious glue



Oh, it is - I just looked it up on McClain's site.  Thanks!

a.



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From: Book_Arts-L on behalf of Don Rash
Sent: Fri 7/14/2006 16:30
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Subject: Re: [BKARTS] mysterious glue
 
auhteg wrote:
> I was cleaning out an old storage cabinet in the shop and came across a box
> of Japanese glues in pastel pink & blue tubes - the only English that's
> written on them says "Nishiki, high class glue."  Does anyone know what
this
> is and if it's archival?

Abby,

I think it's the rice paste generally used in Japanese woodblock 
printing to adhere the original drawing to the block. McClain's catalog 
says it's archival.

Don Rash

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