Hand Papermaking Newsletter #70‘s “For Beginners” column discusses some basic considerations and tips for setting up your own papermaking studio. Read the full text here.
If you get serious about papermaking and decide to dedicate a space to it–whether it be in your basement or garage, or in a special place–here are a few tips I’ve gathered over the years as I’ve visited other studios and worked on setting up my own.
There are several steps in the papermaking process, and you might choose to do them all in one location, or, you may prepare your fiber in one location and make paper in another. In either case, make sure your work area is free of electrical hazards. More….