Hide Glues are receiving more attention every day. They have traditionally been the definitive glue for antique restoration and reproduction work. The Hide Glue we sell is "odorless", gives quick grab and still allows time for repositioning. Sets to a strong bond. Gram strengths of 164, 192 and 315. 192 Gram Strength Hide Glue usually used for cabinetmaking and antique repair. Bone Glue and Pearl Hide (164gs) are the same. Water Reversible. General directions for mixing are 1 cup of glue into 1.1/8 cup of cold water. Stir, and allow to soak for a minimum of about thirty minutes or preferably overnight. Then heat gently in a double boiler or a Glue Pot, to about 140 F. Pre-set electric glue pot electronically maintains proper temperature. Will Keep your hide glue usuable, longer. Add more or less water to desired consistency.