• 5 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon powdered aluminum
  • 1 teaspoon undiluted antiseptic such as decolorized iodine


  1. Mix the sugar and flour in a small saucepan
  2. Add water slowly, stirring continuously to make a smooth paste until there are no lumps
  3. Heat gently, stirring constantly until the mixture is translucent
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the decolorized iodine
  5. The glue can be used warm or cold, and will keep for 1-2 months in a covered container.