Quick Papermaking Tutorial

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1. Enter your vat at an angle & pull towards your body

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2. Scoop up a charge

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3. Throw charge across the screen & flip excess off the back edge

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4. Rapidly but smoothly vibrate back & forth, side to side ~ not too much or the sheet willbuckle

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5. Drain well, lift deckle off & allow to drain a little longer ~ Have a water proof board with a couching cloth ready then, roll mould onto couching cloth ~ place couching cloth between each paper sheet & in this way build a stack ~ Place 2nd water proof board on stack & press with G-clamps ~ Roll pressed sheets onto glass or allow to dry on couching cloth


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