The Papermaker's Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Making and Using Handmade Paper [NOOK Book]

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This essential reference covers absolutely everything you need to know about papermaking, from the basics to advanced techniques such as shaped sheets, embossing, laminating, and watermarking. Also includes thorough step-by-step instructions for processing pulp, building papermaking equipment, and making paper-based projects like cards and lamp shades.

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The Papermaker's Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Making and Using Handmade Paper

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Overview

This essential reference covers absolutely everything you need to know about papermaking, from the basics to advanced techniques such as shaped sheets, embossing, laminating, and watermarking. Also includes thorough step-by-step instructions for processing pulp, building papermaking equipment, and making paper-based projects like cards and lamp shades.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
This guide by papermaking artist Hiebert (Papermaking with Plants) goes beyond most books on handmade paper by including detailed instructions for making equipment and for using unusual fibers as a source of pulp. Instructions for both Western-style (European) and Eastern-style (Japanese) papers are covered. Some projects are included, but the emphasis is on processes and techniques. This good, basic manual is suitable for all crafts collections. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612122700
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 12/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Papermaker and artist Helen Hiebert has served as Program Director at Dieu Donne Papermill in New York City for five years, responsible for program development and administration, editing and design of the mill's newsletter, teaching and papermaking. She has written the popular book Papermaking with Plants, and her most recent Storey title is The Papermaker's Companion. Helen's paper products have been featured in the Dieu Donne papermaking exhibitions, and she has taught papermaking workshops at Dieu Donne, the Women's Studio Workshop, the Horticultural Society of New York, and the New York Botanical Garden. Her paper products have appeared in House & Garden and Country Living magazines. She currently resides in Oregon.
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Table of Contents

Introduction to Papermaking

Part 1 -- Papermaking Basics

Chapter 1: Getting Equipped

Chapter 2: Collecting and Preparing the Fiber

Chapter 3: Beating Pulp

Chapter 4: Using Additives

Chapter 5: Making Paper

Part 2 -- Papermaking Techniques and Projects

Chapter 6: Pulp Painting

Chapter 7: Laminating and Embedding

Chapter 8: Decorating with Inclusions

Chapter 9: Embossing

Chapter 10: Making Shaped Sheets

Chapter 11: Watermarking

Chapter 12: Casting

Chapter 13: Using Armatures

Chapter 14: Pulp Spraying

Chapter 15: Children's Projects

Conversion Chart

Recommended Reading

Resource Guide

Index

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