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Re: A&E.N-paper making

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Deborah K Nicholas (dnick1)
Sat, 1 Nov 1997 20:49:30 -0600

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I to have a limited budget and try to use free products as much as
possible. When making paper, in addition to recycling old, used paper,
also use dryer lint. This is a free and almost never ending supply.

On Sat, 1 Nov 1997 12:47:29 -0500 (EST) claudean caron
<caron08> writes:
>Dear Curt,
> I have recently wrote a lesson plan on paper making, and colored
>paper
>making. The supplies that you need would be a blender, shredded cotton
>paper, screen, wood or duck tape for the frames of the screen, acrylic
>paints, felt and a few heavy books to drain the excess liquid. Water
>will
>also be very essential. The procedures are to put the shredded paper
>into
>the blender with water and create pulp. At this time if you want the
>paper
>to be colored you would add acrylic paint. Pour the pulped colored
>liquid
>into a bucket and continue until the bucket is filled. Make sure that
>the
>container in which the pulped liquid goes is big enough to fit the
>screen.
>After the container is filled have the students dip there wood framed
>screens, or duck taped screens into the mixture and move is front and
>back
>to cover the screen with the substance. Drain the screen and lay it
>between
>two pieces of felt to suck up the excess water, and apply pressure
>with the
>heavy books to drain. Peel off the screen and let air dry. If my
>memory
>serves me correctly this is how to make paper. There are several
>different
>methods, and books that you could find. If antone has anything to add
>to my
>procedures please do, and correct me if anything is wrong. I tried to
>do it
>the easier, more economical way.
> Claw
> SUNY New Paltz,NY
>
>


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