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Re: [BKARTS] what a devil to clean....



I clean Jade PVA with hot/warm water and occasionally some dish soap.  I use
cheap stiff art brushes and am not afraid to let them soak for a couple of
days if need be.  Haven't lost any yet.


Chad Longley
chad.longley@xxxxxxx
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Jet Foncannon
> Sent: Sunday, February 11, 2007 1:21 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [BKARTS] what a devil to clean....
> 
> 	As a consequence of a suggestion of someone on this 
> list, I have been using the polyvinyl acetate monomer 
> adhesive Promacto A-1023 for certain jobs.  It has some 
> excellent qualities: fast set and high tack, which make it 
> very useful for stubborn leather turn-ins and stiff bookcloth.
> 	But how to clean the brushes?  The cold water suggested 
> on the label isn't working for me;  it looks like the brush 
> has been dipped in rapidly and terminally solidifying cottage cheese.
> 	Reminds me of the limerick beginning, "There was a 
> young man from Racine" and ending "But O what a devil to clean."
> What's in between is not for polite ears.
> 
> 
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> 
> --
> I am an old man and have known many troubles, but most of 
> them never happened.
> ---- Mark Twain
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