Dissolve waste chips or cuttings of celluloid that are free of coloring matter in amylacetate, at the rate of one pound of the chips to three gallons of the solvent.

This will keep the wooden objects from splitting when immersed in water, as the latter will not soak into the wood.

If the objects, such as high priced fishing rods are to be finished in the natural, at least two dippings in the above are required.

Note. This liquid cannot be used for brushing, as the second coat is liable to raise the first.