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Hello I am building a concertina case. I had a skilled artisan make the wooden box and I am finishing the exterior and creating a padded interior. I am doing my best to make a functional padded interior that doesn't look too sloppy and unprofessional and it is a real challenge. My question is in regards to using contact cement which I assume is widely used in this type of project. Does the odor and vapors of the contact cement dissipate and disappear eventually over a few days? It seems like that is what is happening. I guess the solvent is slowly evaporating. Is that so. My concern is that the fumes of the cement will continue to be present and do damage to the concertina when it is locked up inside the box. I am concerned about the varnishes, rubber materials and anything that the solvent of contact cement might react with. Is this a concern or do all the vapors evaporate after a few days of exposure to the air? Thanks, Richard