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Re: papermaking

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The Colliers (atla)
Mon, 10 May 1999 09:49:11 +0200


Do any of you size your paper, and if you do, how?

Tracey

Betty Bowen wrote:

> If you don't have a beater and are tired of making blender paper from other
> paper, Twinrocker sells buckets of pulp, hydrated or not, that is 100% rag
> and other good fibers like flax. The difference in quality can be
> astonishing. They have a website, sorry I don't have the URL, it was in that
> incredible book arts site someone on this list gave us a while back.
>
> Also, if you're interested in how paper gets made from wood pulp, contact
> your forestry department or Weyhauser for a kit, I know they used to have
> them. There was a jar of wood during each step of the processing process,
> and a little mould and deckle, just the size of the top of a jar. It makes
> little round pieces of brown paper bag. It smells saurkrautish.
>
> Betty