Making Glue For Cementing Paper And Leather - Creative Ideas You Can Try At Home
Take Isinglass and parchment each one ounce.
Sugar candy and gum tragacanth each one quarter of an ounce.
Add to them one ounce water, and boil the whole together till the mixture appears (when cold) of the consistency of glue;
Then pour it into any form you please.
If this glue is wet with the tongue, and rubbed onto the edge of paper, silk or leather that are to be cemented, they will, on being laid together, pressed tightly and allowed to dry, be as firmly united as other parts of the substance.
It is fine to seal letters.
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