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Methyl Cellulose Paste Recipe

One Time For Individual Use:

Step 1: Add one rounded tablespoon of methyl cellulose powder to .5 cup distilled water. Stir, and let stand for several hours.

Step 2: Thin to the consistency of mayonnaise with distilled water. It keeps for several weeks and does not require refrigeration.

Makes One Quart:

Step 1: Using a one quart container, sprinkle 5 tablespoons of methyl cellulose powder into one cup of very hot water. Stir briskly to prevent lumps.

Step 2: Once the powder is thoroughly dispersed, add enough cold water to make one quart.

Step 3: Let stand several hours, overnight if possible.

Step 4: To thin, add several drops of water, mix, and let stand.

Step 5: When ready to use, pour a small amount into a separate container for active use. Cover and store the main supply separately to prevent contamination or spoiling.