rabbit skin glue
rabbit skin glue is a binder for paints (tempera) and coatings (gesso). Rabbit skin glue has a very strong adhesive power and due to its flexibility, it is used to glue all flexible media such as paper, canvas or wood which are its favorite media. It is also for this reason that 'it is the ideal lime fixer on wooden substrates, especially since it has a matt and velvety appearance like lime. Its other use is also in the field of gilding where it allows us to manufacture the plate used to apply gold leaves and tempera for the application and gluing of the leaves. It is also used for the preparation of decorative and artistic supports.
Dosages: maximum 120gr of skin glue for 1 liter of water for a strong glue (glue the 2 sides of a wooden plate)
tempera: 100gr for 1 liter of water for a whitewash: 100gr of glue prepared at 100gr / l for a decorative painting: 50gr of glue / l