|Ingredients: 3/4 cup water 2 tbsp. corn syrup 1 tsp. white vinegar 1/2 cup cornstarch 3/4 cup cold water||Method: Mix water, syrup and vinegar in saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and cold water. Add this mixture slowly to first mixture. Stir constantly. Let stand overnight before using.|
|Ingredients: 2 packets (1/2 ounce) unflavored gelatin 2 tablespoons cold water 3 tablespoons skimmed milk few drops of wintergreen oil (optional)||Method: In a small bow. sprinkle gelatin over cold water and wait until softened. Pour milk into a pot and bring to a boil. Pour into softened gelatin and stir until dissolved. Add wintergreen oil (acts as a preservative) if you would like to keep it for longer than a day.|
This is a good glue when you need to glue for objects other than paper.
|Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour cold water||Method: Add flour to a sauce pan. Add cold water until a thick cream forms. Simmer on stove for 5 minutes.|
Warning:This paste takes a long time to dry.
|Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. alum 4 cups water 30 drops of oil of cloves||Method: Mix all ingredients in saucepan and cook until clear and thick. Remove from heat and add drops of oil of cloves.|
|Clear Library Paste|
|Ingredients: 3/4 cup rice flour 2 tablespoons sugar 3/4 cup cold water 2 1/2 cups boiling water 1/2 teaspoon oil of wintergreen||Method: Mix rice flour, sugar, and cold water in a pan until smooth. Add boiling water and bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and add oil of wintergreen.|
|Ingredients: 1 packet (1/4 ounce) of unflavored gelatin 1 Tbs. cold water 3 Tbs. boiling water 1/2 tsp. white corn syrup 1/2 tsp. lemon or peppermint extract 2 drops boric acid solution||Method: Sprinkle the gelatin into the cold water and wait until softened. Pour softened gelatin into the boiling water, stirring until dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.|
When ready to use brush a little to the area that you would like it and let dry. When you need it to stick, moisten it a bit. If the gum dries up in your storage container, just scoop it out into a saucepan and heat it again.
|Ingredients: 6 tablespoons pure white vinegar 4 packets (1 ounce) unflavored gelatin 1 tablespoon peppermint extract||Method: Pour vinegar in a pot and bring to a boil. Add gelatin and stir until completely dissolved. Add peppermint extract and stir until thoroughly mixed.|