How to Make Flour Paste

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There's no need to purchase expensive store-bought adhesives if you're just pasting paper or other lightweight objects back together. With a little flour and water, you can whip up your own sticky concoction and save your money.

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Things you need

  • Whole wheat flour
  • Cold water

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  1. 1

    Combine whole wheat flour and very cold water in a saucepan.

  2. 2

    Mix the paste with a spoon until it is smooth and free of lumps.

  3. 3

    Heat the mixture on the stove until boiling, stirring continuously to prevent scalding.

  4. 4

    Cool the mixture on the counter until it is room temperature, or place it in the refrigerator for a few minutes.

  5. 5

    Stir the paste until it is soft and use it right away.

Tips and warnings

  • Add water to hardened paste to use again.
  • Be sure to wait until the boiled paste has completely cooled before using it, as the mix is very sticky and hot and might scald your skin.

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