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Having brought gum tragacanth in powder form, how much water do you add to it to make it a liquid form you can keep and use as required

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I’ve never used the powder, but I would guess you can be fairly ‘loose’ with the recipe. Start with not much water and add until you get the consistency that seems right.

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You can get an idea of the required consistency from the immortal words of Ian Atkinson from Leodis Leather - "it looks like spunk"

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Thanks folk's, I have been wetting the edge and then with a damp finger picking up the powder and placing it on the edge, but not a great success, different amounts endup on some parts others dry up at different times. then i saw a video of someone using Tandy issue and it came in a bottle as a semi liquid, hence the question. I guess there must be a certain mix ratio  that stays liquid and does not dry up, my own tests left me with dried up gunge or coloured water

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