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

by Helen Hiebert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1580172008

ISBN-13: 9781580172004

Pub. Date: 05/15/2000

Publisher: Storey Books

Craft your own colorful paper goods and personalized stationary. With clear, step-by-step instructions, Helen Heibert covers all aspects of the papermaking process — from growing and harvesting plants for a malleable paper pulp to embellishment techniques like dyeing, embossing, and laminating. With tips on building your own papermaking equipment, ideas for

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Craft your own colorful paper goods and personalized stationary. With clear, step-by-step instructions, Helen Heibert covers all aspects of the papermaking process — from growing and harvesting plants for a malleable paper pulp to embellishment techniques like dyeing, embossing, and laminating. With tips on building your own papermaking equipment, ideas for transforming junk mail into dazzlingly unique notecards, and much more, you’ll be inspired to let your creativity shine as you explore the endless possibilities of handcrafted papers. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580172004
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
05/15/2000
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
890,037
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.67(d)

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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