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woodjewelry

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1233 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: gelatin size protean woodworking finishing

Hi,

The other day I heard that some violin makers use a gelatin as a protean size prior to shellacking, I have never tried this and wondered what effect it has? Is it worth the effort?

-- Mark, Lithuania, http://www.woodworkers-online.com


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#1 posted 1233 days ago

Do a search on the internet for “animal glues” or “hide glues”. What they’re using is one of it’s many forms

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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