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Re: fish glue

All you need to do is cook down some fish skin/stomach/lungs, etc.

As you are in Australia, look about for any fish which uses a lung
to stay afloat, get some lungs from fishermen/women, and cook them

However, to make gesso (ala Cenninni) all you need is some food grade
gelatine.  But pay particular attention to his directions for making
gesso sottile.  It takes at least one month.



>I am looking for a (not too convoluted) recipe to make fish glue.


>cecilia (sharpley)
>montrose, victoria, australia

Jack C. Thompson
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