Varnish

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Grounding
Casein-Lime glue size

Quark (0,3 % fat) 10 g
Lime paste 5 g
Linseed oil  1 g
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Quark and Lime paste mixed to an even emulsion. It should smell like rotten fish or ammonia

Linseed oil blended into the emulsion
 
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Varnish
Colophony-linseed oil

Colophony 60 g
Linseed oil 40 g
  boiled for 4,5 hours at 95 °C
  Lime paste 1 table spoon
Pine turpentine 20 g
 
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Cooking ~45 min
    1. Colophony heated to 120-150 °C for ~20 min
    2. Linseed oil heated to 120-150 °C. 1 table spoon of Lime paste added -> foaming pale yellow
    3. Linseed oil slowly added to the colophony 
    4. Cooking 120 - 150 °C ~25 min
    5. Slowly add heated turpentine to the varnish
 
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