Wheat Starch Paste


A general purpose bookbinding adhesive for use on paper, binders board, and leather. Suitable for paper-to-paper adhesion such as bookplates, hinging, repairing torn pages and corners.

It’s a precooked powder; dissolves easily in cold water and can also be mixed with PVA or methyl cellulose. It’s the best choice for working with your finest leather. Wheat Paste is acidic, pH 6-6.5 (measured in a 70% slurry). To buffer it, add 10% (by weight) of calcium carbonate.

Quarter Pound Package

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Wheat Starch Paste


Flexible, reversible, slow drying, doesn’t stain, stretches paper, poor shelf life (refrigerate)

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Weight .25 lbs


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