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    Try this with smoked paprika instead of sweet and coat the fries/chips as soon as they come out of the fryer so that the coating sticks to the oil. Just the thing after a few beers.

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  • Liam T commented on Doldrum's instructable Make paper mache pulp2 years ago
    Make paper mache pulp

    Old paperback book, tear the pages out making sure that you get paper only and not any of the spine or any of the glue. Put the pages through a shredder or cross shredder (even better). Put the shreds in a suitable container and cover with enough hot water to cover. Keep an eye on it because the paper will soak some of it up, just top it up with more hot water. Leave overnight or as long as it takes to turn to mush then blitz it with a hand blender. The longer you do this the finer it will get. Then line a colander with an old towel and pour the mixture in and squeeze most of the water out. Then put it back in the container and mix with plenty of pva. A tip here: Don't buy carpenters glue, go to a builders merchants and buy pva construction adhesive. Far cheaper and the same thing. Ho...

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    Old paperback book, tear the pages out making sure that you get paper only and not any of the spine or any of the glue. Put the pages through a shredder or cross shredder (even better). Put the shreds in a suitable container and cover with enough hot water to cover. Keep an eye on it because the paper will soak some of it up, just top it up with more hot water. Leave overnight or as long as it takes to turn to mush then blitz it with a hand blender. The longer you do this the finer it will get. Then line a colander with an old towel and pour the mixture in and squeeze most of the water out. Then put it back in the container and mix with plenty of pva. A tip here: Don't buy carpenters glue, go to a builders merchants and buy pva construction adhesive. Far cheaper and the same thing. How do I know? I've been a carpenter for 37 years. Store in an airtight container away from sunlight and heat. I've stored this for just under a year and used it and it was fine. I might add this won't come out as fine as using toilet paper but it's great for building up large areas.

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