When I was in grade school, the glue we used tasted so
good, golden colored, how many remember? Then
came Elmers & others.
While researching Indian Artifacts, I learned that one
could take the hoofs of the animals they ate, and cook
them for three days, the foam that rises becomes glue
(geletin). When applied and dried properly,
lasts forever, like thousands of years.
This is a lot of trouble, and some people are not
I suggest you purchase a package of non flavored
geletin, add little warm water. When properly
applied and dried, lasts hundreds of years.
Collect ashes from fire pit. Place in container
with very slow drip. Allow water to penetrate
ashes very slowly over time. The collection is
concentrated Lye. Ashes will also disolve fecal
matter (outhouses). Be sure to use glass or
metal. Lye is like an acid that will disolve