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.