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DIY Papermaking

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DIY Papermaking

I work with cardstock and paper every day in my shop and I produce enormous amount of scrap paper. I've been saving it for some time, so I can recycle it into my own handmade paper. Paper-making is simple and easy project but it needs some preparation before you can start, but a lot of that is optional. It is a great project to do with kids that will also teach them about recycling. What you will need: mould and deckle - you can purchase a set online but it is really easy and less expensive to do it yourself. I made...

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DIY mould & deckle

DIY papermaking

DIY mould & deckle

What you will need: set of 2 (same size) framed canvas (I used set of two 8" x 10" size on sale from AC Moore for $4.95 ) or old picture frames or just make 2 frames yourself with some pieces of wood, staple gun or nails. I already had the canvases so this was the quickest solution for me. screen or mesh net or netting that will allow the water to pass but not the pulp (if you don't find anything readily available at your home you will find window screening at any home improvement store - $6- $7 for about 36" x 84" size roll...

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