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Re: Elmers vs PVA
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Elmers vs PVA
- From: cheryl smith dimont <cheryl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 17:36:24 +0100
- Message-id: <199810121645.JAA19848@palimpsest.stanford.edu>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I think the only problem with Elmers is that it is not archival. I know that
archival glue can be found from bookbinding suppliers. Try Twinrocker Handmade
Paper at "http://dcwi.com/~twinrock/smoulds.htm"
Good Luck, Cheryl
Lee Schauer wrote:
> I have some quick questions. What is the difference between PVA glue and
> white, watered down (elmers-type) glue? Is there a danger in using white glue
> for bookbinding regarding longeveity (or any other reason)? I have been using
> it for a while now, simply because I have had it on hand, with great results.
> BTW, many months ago I asked for some advise on bookbinding and I received a
> landslide of fantastic information and resources. I tried to thank each one
> of you personally, but in case I miss you--THANKS!!