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Marine Glue

Marine Glue, a solution of one part india-rubber, gently heated in mineral naphtha or coal-tar twelve parts, with the addition of powdered shellac twenty parts. Having been made, it is poured upon a slab to cool, and when needed for use is heated to about 250 Fahr. It is very adhesive, and unaffected by moisture. Another glue to resist moisture is composed of ordinary glue 1 lb. melted in skimmed milk two quarts, or of ordinary glue mixed with common chalk. A glue cement to resist moisture is made of glue 1 lb., black resin 1 lb., red ochre \ lb., mixed with the least quantity of water.