Base construction Questions

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Re: Base construction Questions

Post by KevinHoggard » Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:42 pm

Hahaha I'm glad I clicked on the link.... I thought you were mocking me

"Yes, glue is the best to stick things down". Well I know this, I was asking what type of glue :lol:

Too funny

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Re: Base construction Questions

Post by Tesral » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:47 pm

I have no recommendation for a good decoupage glue ,so look around.
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Re: Base construction Questions

Post by Tesral » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:48 pm

KevinHoggard wrote:Hahaha I'm glad I clicked on the link.... I thought you were mocking me

"Yes, glue is the best to stick things down". Well I know this, I was asking what type of glue :lol:

Too funny
Yes, he got me too. I shall have a Panda shoot him for the misplaced comma.
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Re: Base construction Questions

Post by patrickivan » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:02 pm

Finally! My time to shine.

For quality paper, adhesives, and clear coats, source out your local museum quality archival supply stores. In Canada, we have one called Carr McLean https://www.carrmclean.ca/

You want acid free, lignin free, buffered paper. Even your inks are important. There's a myriad of adhesives that are great at long term preservation. All will contribute to ensuring slowed deterioration and an absence of yellowing.

Take it a step further and place UV inhibiting films over it.

Keep in mind what your substrate is for the base. Woods off gas, but not all woods off gas equally, and some woods will be far better than others. Plastics also break down.

While you're there, pick up some gold standard CD's to store your digital files on for long term preservation ;)

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