Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Powdered Glue

Instant glue, only when you need it
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Glue that comes in a powder form, and can be mixed with water when required. This allows the user to create just the amount of glue they require for the job in hand, and the chances of the glue hardening in it's tube / tub when not being used is negated. Varying the amount of water alters the consistency of the glue depending on what you're planning on pasting.
RichieRich, Feb 15 2005

(?) Like this ? http://www.wellspent.org/Product?p=35766
[skinflaps, Feb 15 2005]

Cascamite - old as the hills http://www.tooled-u...roduct.asp?PID=1216
[Gordon Comstock, Feb 16 2005]


skinflaps, Feb 15 2005

       I was thinking something a little more reliable than flour and water. After all, if flour and water was so great there would be no market for glue....
RichieRich, Feb 15 2005

ConsulFlaminicus, Feb 15 2005

       Wallpaper paste starts as powder   

       paper mache is a mix of things: shredded paper, starch, other, which usually starts as powder
dentworth, Feb 15 2005

       // Like this? //   

       Exactly like that.
RichieRich, Feb 15 2005

       animal lovers, google "hide glue" and prepare to be sad.
dentworth, Feb 15 2005

       //Exactly like that//   

       Therefore baked.
skinflaps, Feb 15 2005

       Casein glue. Baked. Or in the case of hide glue, rendered.
[Gordon] Thanks for the link - I always used to confuse that stuff with cascara - which I why I was always stuck in the toilet!
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Feb 16 2005

       I like this idea, but it doesn't take account of the worlds evil geniuses, who could stockpile such a substance and sabotage the worlds water supplies by dumping it en masse into the the oceans to turn them to glue.
nicepalmtrees, Feb 16 2005


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