Re: "Miracle Muck" ???
Your recollection is accurate. I bought some while in Santa Fe that
yera and used it my gum mix for a little while. Stuart contended that
it helped enable a printer to use a higher pigment load per unit
volume of a gum mix before flaking set in. I didn't really notice much
difference in my printing one way or the other, and forgot to add it
one day, and then kept forgetting. But I felt pretty smart for a while
when I did use it.
On Apr 5, 2009, at 6:46 PM, Don Bryant wrote:
At APIS 2003 Stuart Melvin gave a gum printing demonstration and
the use of Miracle Muck. If I recall properly it's use was to
flaking but my memory may be a little shady about that detail. At
is how remember it.
There are others here on the list that were present that day and may
more information to share.
From: Judy Seigel [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 6:41 PM
Subject: "Miracle Muck" ???
While searching for something else in the back of beyond I came
bottle of a white substance labelled "Raphael's MIRACLE MUCK". I
that someone on the list (Chris, was that you?) found out about it
somewhere (at APIS?) and swore by it for something, so I may not
the only one who purchased it from "Artisan/Santa fe, inc. The Art
Source of the Southwest."
Mine has been opened and apparently used once, then tucked out of
(and mind). The label says:
"Great adhesive for fabric! Non-yellowing. Marvelous for joining frame
corners, dries with slight elasticity. Use with fabrics...most PVC
products and wood. Best straight from the bottle but may be thinned
small am't water... Heat re-activable ..."
Which could be for anything, and finally,
"2.2 grams/liter V.O.C."
(whatever VOC is).
Clues, info, advice, haikus, whatever., appreciated....