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Re: gluing Japanese paper

Emily Martin wrote:
> >I am currently adhering thin Japanese paper to cardboard using a 50/50 PVA-
> >wheat paste mixture. However, at times, there will appear a dark mark leftover
> >from the glue.  Am I applying too much glue?  Should I use less PVA?  Any
> >insights on this would be greatly appreciated.  I'm making decorative one-of-
> >a-kind books.  Thanks!  Marcia.  buch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Dear Marcia
> Have you tried using a thick methyl cellulose. I use that all the time to
> adhere Japanese paper to foam core. Best of luck-EmilyHi! I use 50/50 PVA/Methyl Cellulose with good luck. Susan

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