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Re: Degreasing

Dear Lilias

>  If you are cleaning metal other than aluminum you can use
> Ajax or Comet  or Bon Amie etc.( very finely ground calcium carbonate in
> them so they do not scratch sinks ) or whiting and ammonia.  If cleaning
> linoleum ( old fashioned type) you can use kerosene, according to some
> printmakers, when followed by inking with oil base ink. If using solvents -
> please do it outdoors - if you do not have a sophisticated hood (exhaust
> fan) set up.
Thanks for the advice.  It makes sense that French chalk may be
compared with the white powder that is used to wash dishes.  I'll
give it a try.


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