Re: lead poisoning update
- I was afraid of that. Wish I could afford wood type!
If I were going to have kids handle lead type it'd be near a washroom and
washing hands would be *mandatory* afterwards.
"Roland A. Paquette" wrote:
> Hey Marjorie,--
> Fritz is right about the kids. The problem with younger kids is they put
> everything into their mouths and refusing to wash their hands is a right
> of passage before puberty.
> Their are lots of fonts of wood type in small sizes that would work well
> for letting kids do hands on and I would look at using one of the "Food
> Grade" inks available that are considered non-toxic.
> Might even be wise to use a good water base ink that is easy to clean
> up. Just need to give the type a rub down with mineral oil every know an
> then after cleanup to prevent water damage.
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