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FW: aging paper

Gary Walker,
The original message to you was rejected by my mail server.  I hope that =
you get this post to the list.


From:   Kim Nickens[SMTP:nickinpa@xxxxxxx]
Sent:   Sunday, August 17, 1997 11:35 AM
To:     'gary walker'
Subject:        RE: aging paper

Thanks for the tip.  I have a couple of questions.  Do you have to soak =
the paper in the diluted solution then rinse it off or is it applied =
with a sponge or other applicator?


From:   gary walker[SMTP:gwalker@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent:   Sunday, August 17, 1997 12:31 AM
To:     nickinpa@xxxxxxx
Subject:        aging paper

i age my paper in my 18 century books when repairing from a bookbinding
book- the british museum=20
formula--mix as much sugar that will disolve in water with a little salt =
boil down the water-sugar
untill it is a semi solid brown mass-burnt sugar---then cool-and mix =
cold water for desired strength-
then use as a dye and it is the perfect color or tone for aged paper-at
least  for cotton rag paper-
gary walker
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