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 February 27, 2014.   0 Comment
Wheat paste has been used for hundreds of years as a type of adhesive made from a combination of vegetable starch and water. It has many uses from adhering paper to walls, for papier-mâché and decoupage crafts, and for book binding. Today, many people from underground activists and street artists, to concert promoters use wheat paste for adhering posters to walls, as a cheap mix to spread both word and image. This article takes you through the simple steps for making it.

 

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    Assemble the materials. You will need flour, sugar, and water, in the quantities outlined following.
     
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    Boil 1 cup (250mL) of water. Pour the cup of water into a saucepan and bring to aboil over heat.
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    Put 3 tablespoons of flour into a bowl, add 10 teaspoons of water until it forms a runny mix.
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    Once the water has boiled, add the runny mix to the boiling water. Stir well.
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    Keep stirring. The mixture will foam up while it boils, so the constant stirring is essential to keep it from bubbling over. Keep the mix boiling for 2 minutes.
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    Take the boiled mix off the heat. Add 4 tablespoons or more of sugar.
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    Let it cool. Pour into an appropriate container for carrying with you. It will keep well for about a week.
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    Adding copper sulphate will make paste toxic to moths and protect the binding etc. long lasting.
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