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Handmade Papermaking Process
Check that no flakes of paper remain. If so, blend longer. Most people have great fun and few problems working on a couple of beach towels on a plastic table cloth. The towels are there to soak up any spills.
Paper through Time: Non-destructive Analysis of 14th- through 19th-Century Papers
Add one to five blender-loads of pulp. One blender-load will yield tissue-weight sheets of paper. Four blender-loads will yield sheets thick enough to be used as greeting cards. Close the frame by placing the hook through the eyebolt. Place the frame edgewise into the slurry of pulp and then level it out while it is submerged.
Gently wiggle the frame side-to-side until the pulp slurry above it looks even. Slowly lift the frame up until it is above the level of the water. Wait until most of the water has drained from the new paper sheet. Place the frame right-side-up on the table and open the latch. Remove the forming fabric and place it right-side-up on the table. Take a second piece of forming fabric and identify the smooth side. Place the smooth side against the first forming fabric and the enclosed wet sheet of paper.
Pat gently at first.
Manual Paper-making Techniques
Wring out the sponge, then rub the sandwich firmly with it. Use the rolling pin to squeeze out more water. Place a sheet of blotter paper over the new paper sheet and forming fabric.
Gently lift off the new paper sheet, starting with its edge. Place the new paper sheet between blotters and roll to remove as much water as possible. Place the new paper sheet on top of a stack of dry blotters or other surface suitable for use as an ironing board. Press gently and repeatedly with hot surface of iron until paper appears firm.
Clean up all your equipment, when you are done. Your paper making operation is complete! Orient each piece so that the sides of the original board are vertical. Use miter saw to cut a degree angle near to one end. Repeat for the other piece of cut wood for second frame-half. Join the pieces into a rectangle, using finishing nails. Pre-drill the holes. File edges round, sand, and paint or varnish the frames. Insert a hook and screw-eye in the middle of the opposite side, still with the spacer between the two halves of the frame.
Remove the spacer.
The weather stripping will be compressed when the frame is closed. Your frame is ready! Just insert a 7" x 9" rectangle of forming fabric smooth side up. Clear plastic basin with lid e. Rubbermaid Freshtops 6. Plastic water-proof table cloth or tarp. Two 7" x 9" pieces of forming fabric, the type of screen used on full size paper machines.
How is paper made? - Explain that Stuff
Blotter paper sheets 8" x 10", to be dried out and re-used. The method which they invented is essentially the same as that used by Dard Hunter , who made his own paper, wrote his own books, and printed them with moveable type fonts. You, too, can make paper by hand. There are hardly any age limits. These instructions describe how to do it.
An adult also needs to be involved if you want to make your own papermaking kit. The last part of the instructions tells how to make your own kit. The ancient Chinese artisans did not have blenders. They used wooden mallets to pound fibers from rice and other plants. His books described the ancient art of papermaking, and he also collected handmade paper made around the world. And the ancient Chinese most certainly did not have electric steam-irons! When they were done squeezing water out of their paper sheets, they simply hung them up to dry.
Dard Hunter did the same. He used to hang them to dry under the thatched roof of the mill.
You can hang up your pager sheets too. The step-by-step instructions here are designed so that a lot of kids can make and decorate their own paper sheet. The sheets will be of just the right size to make a hand-made greeting card. Step-by-step Instructions Set-up Set up a long table or the equivalent of three card tables. Set up blender on first table.
Preparing the Pulp Select the pieces of paper to be recycled. Fill the basin half way with water. Stir the mixture.