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 Posted: Sat Sep 28th, 2013 01:26 pm
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peggyk
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I am new to stained glass and even newer to this forum. I have learned a great deal already, thank you everyone.

I have many questions,....but will start with one. Ha.

Can someone please tell me what is "whiting"? Just what is it made of?

Thank you, peggyk



 Posted: Sat Sep 28th, 2013 02:29 pm
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Mary Clerkin Higgins
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Whiting is calcium carbonate. Best, Mary



 Posted: Sat Sep 28th, 2013 10:40 pm
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Thank you Mary



 Posted: Tue Oct 1st, 2013 02:33 pm
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peggyk:
If you wish to make your own putty/cement, you'll want to look around for a very fine, less-gritty whiting.

If you want to use it for cleaning (lead or foil), the product sold in hardware & gardening shops (field lime) will work fine and is mighty cheap.

Folks here may be able to be more specific about the type of whiting which is best for cement. - Tod



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We get our whiting for making putty/cement at a paint store. 50# bag of "Drikalite" by Imerys = 15$



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