Re: getting sizing materials

From: trevor cunningham ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/08/05-09:05:21 AM Z
Message-id: <20051008150521.35364.qmail@web30307.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

what measurements?

--- Dave Rose <cactuscowboy@bresnan.net> wrote:

> I use Knox unflavored gelatine and formaldehyde with
> great results. I'd
> certainly recommend it for gum printing.
>
> Dave in Wyoming
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "trevor cunningham" <tr_cunningham@yahoo.com>
> To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
> Sent: Saturday, October 08, 2005 8:01 AM
> Subject: getting sizing materials
>
>
> > Hey there all...been lurking too long without any
> > participation. I've recently taken some pics I
> want
> > to go to gum and cyanotype and want to do it right
> > this time. I want to do a gelatin size as I've
> seen
> > described but have a little trouble. I live in
> Egypt
> > and obtaining materials is a little bit of a
> different
> > story than it would be in the States, UK, or
> Canada.
> > The hardener would be no trouble at all to
> > obtain...heck, I could probably have formaldehyde
> > delivered to my door if I looked into it. But the
> > gelatin seems to be a problem. I can get all
> kinds of
> > fruit flavors, but can't find anything like
> Knox...and
> > something tells me that's not what I want either.
> I
> > have fantastic scientific chemical resources and
> need
> > to know what to ask for. Also, I've been reading
> a
> > variety of posts with different formulae and am
> > interested in finding a good one for Fabriano
> Gentile.
> >
> > Cheers! Trevor Cunningham
> >
> >
> > "The optimist believes this is the best of all
> possible worlds.
> > The pessimist fears it's true" - J Robert
> Oppenheimer
> >
> > http://www.geocities.com/tr_cunningham
>
>
>

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 The pessimist fears it's true" - J Robert Oppenheimer
 
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