Hand Papermaking Newsletter #84‘s “For Beginners” column provides instructions for one method of constructing a basic mould and deckle. Read the full text here.
One can make an affordable mould and deckle with no woodworking skills whatsoever (unless one counts sanding and hammering nails into wood as woodworking skills). This mould will not form sheets with lovely laid lines, but will be a fraction of the cost, and it will get the job done just fine. The method I’m about to explain is good for small sheets of Western style paper. More….
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