Introduction: Just As Good As Wheat Paste

A different way to make paste that is way easier than wheat paste recipes and it is just as good. Benefits of this are that it doesn't stink while being stored,you don't need to refrigerate it,and its made from house hold materials you probably won't even spend any money in the production oh yeah and its super fast to make and use when using it on da streets it never needs to be stirred again it after it was stirred in production

In 1990, the University of Washington measured the holding power of various adhesives:

Adhesive Peel Test
Rice Paste 7.9 lbs
Wheat Paste 8.1 lbs
White Glue (full strength) 7.5 lbs
White Glue (diluted 1:1 with water) 8.1

Step 1: Materials

Roller or Paintbrush
Permanent Marker
Paper
container
White Glue
Water

Step 2: Mix It and Stir

Mix water with glue at a 1:1 ratio
Be aware not to put too much water or else it wont be very sticky
ITS ALWAYS BETTER TO HAVE TOO LITTLE THAN TOO MUCH IN THIS CASE

Stir it up with something until it is mixed and not still seperated

When you pull out the whatever you use to stir it u want it to be sticky thats a sighn of a good mixture

Step 3: Roll

Now Roll the paste on to your surface put enough paste for the size of your paper

Step 4: Stick It

Place your paper on the area where you rolled the paste
Make sure you keep wrinkles and air bubbles out if you dont people can take it off easier and it looks ugly
sometimes depending on your paper while it is wet it looks like wrinkles are everywhere but when it dries you can't see them

Now put a light coat of paste over your paper To make sure nobody can take it down without putting in way more work than it took for you to put it up

Step 5: Bam

Your done hopefully your work stays up for a long time

My flicks

Comments

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trialex made it!(author)2007-09-27

Most. Phallic. Main Image. EVER.

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Brenan made it!(author)2007-11-11

Hahaha! true. good catch

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ilpug made it!(author)2011-01-25

you have a strange mind. good man!

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drz413 made it!(author)2009-08-08

the whole point of wheat paste is to offer a safe to the environment alternative to graffiti. you can paste things up and they will naturally ddeteriorate off the wall with out ruining the wall. it also is better for the environment then elmers glue.

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ilpug made it!(author)2011-01-25

elmers glue is made from wood pulp and dead animals. the only thing that is unnatural is a bit of bleach to make it white.

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Bobblob made it!(author)2010-10-09

I use this paste "recipe" as it is called in the Paper Mache world for any outdoor sculptures vs white flour paste so as to NOT tempt hungry insects or critters.

I always use the white flour paste recipe for indoor pieces but with a variation.

6 parts flour
1 part liquid starch
1 part white glue ( PVA )
1.5 - 2 Tablespoons of regular table salt
(This amount of salt works well if the units or "parts" are 1/3 cup. The addition of SALT stops the smell or any mold from growing and I have stored it in a sealed container in the refrigerator for months.)

Add warm water to get a thin pancake batter like mix. It can be tinted with latex or acrylic paint as well.

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paperismyfriend made it!(author)2009-10-31

hey, kool i do a LOT  of art like this and iv fownd wheat past that u cook is a lot better and leas $$$ to make. i can use stuff i have and fill a big jif can to the top. 3:1 water to flower i use 1 cup flw. to 3 cups wat. if u can e mail me some art pic and ill send u some back.  (slojustindean@gmail.com) hope to here back from u.

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theque made it!(author)2007-08-28

err. im sure everyone knows how to do this..

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ARVash made it!(author)2007-09-25

Actually I didn't.

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Charles+IV made it!(author)2008-03-26

Neither did I

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theque made it!(author)2008-04-06

so you never used it once in your life?

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Charles+IV made it!(author)2008-04-19

Nope.

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twenglish1 made it!(author)2008-08-03

me neither

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the_mad_man made it!(author)2009-05-11

never heard of it

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catchinbugs79 made it!(author)2008-04-04

thank u

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theque made it!(author)2008-03-26

sorry ill re-phrase, i meant , im sure everyone knows how to use white glue.

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Rainbowlaces made it!(author)2008-08-26

Water is usually the anti-sticky. I never though to mix my elmers with water to make it stickier. Thanks :) I have a project this is needed for!

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Threecrowd made it!(author)2008-08-21

This could work, guys, don't knock it. I'm just wondering if it has the same sticking power as wheatpaste. If anything, the glue would make it a bit more waterproof than regular wheatpaste. Think a little before you criticize.

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Dillis made it!(author)2008-02-28

Uhhhh.... the little icon for this instructable looks pretty wrong, just so you know :P

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connorcancount%21 made it!(author)2007-10-07

yeah, i am definitely going to use this more than wheat paste. one time i left a bottle full of wheat paste out in my room for like 4 hours, when i came home it smelt horrible and the smell would'nt go away.

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zecapataintuna made it!(author)2007-08-29

I don't know why people are being so negative.

Although I think I'll stick to wheat paste for now =]

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lemonie made it!(author)2007-08-28

So this is PVA then? This looks more like 'how to use PVA' than 'A different way to make paste' - is that right? L

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hay_jumper made it!(author)2007-08-27

Sexxeh.

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