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Old 12-10-2006, 08:52 AM   #21
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http://www.edirectory.co.uk/pf/pages...880&afid=88888
A water proof adhesive used for all sort.
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Old 12-14-2006, 10:25 AM   #22
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And what is pva?
Polyvinyl acetate, it's the cheap white glue that dries clear. Could be potentially problematic when coming to remove the labels though, unless you use a really small amount.

I tried the milk trick, and woah, its works perfectly! label is solidly stuck on. I used a really small amount with a paintbrush so the paper wouldn't wrinkle, but the milk did seep and smudge the ink around the edges of a tiny bit, ahhh damn inkjet
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Old 12-14-2006, 01:24 PM   #23
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Hey using Milk as an adhesive is a great idea.

You can also use make Milk (Casein) as the base for paint.

 
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Old 12-14-2006, 03:48 PM   #24
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I used the glue stick this last time. I think that worked very well for me.

 
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Old 12-14-2006, 04:12 PM   #25
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Milk trick worked for me. I used skim, so fat content seems to be irrelevant.
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Old 12-14-2006, 08:21 PM   #26
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For use with the milk, what guys are you using as label stock?

 
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Old 12-14-2006, 10:54 PM   #27
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I've used plain A4 paper because I'm cheap *^_^* and I printed with an inkjet printer as well so I've had to be really careful when applying the milk, I just used a very small amount spread all over and it works fine, plus i used a scalpel to cut each label so there isn't a rough edge that will absorb the milk more easily.

The paper seems now to have gone slightly fuzzy, it's quite a cool effect actually, looks a bit rustic. Hasn't affected the printing one bit though, that's still crystal clear.
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Old 12-15-2006, 12:37 AM   #28
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I water the PVA down maybe 4-1 works well.

I then seal the label with Hair spray.
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Old 12-15-2006, 12:49 AM   #29
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I then seal the label with Hair spray.
Ah! Hairspray! Why oh why didn't I think of that before, I use it to fix my charcoal and pastel sketches. Thank you oso oso much for reminding me
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Old 12-15-2006, 02:47 PM   #30
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I spray my labels with a clear enamel that I got for a buck before I cut them out and stick them on, that seems to work pretty well for me too. I'm going to be trying the milk trick today, I'll let you know how it goes with soy.

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