Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking: Make Your Own Recycled Paper from Newspapers & Magazines, Can & Bottle Labels, Disgarded Gift Wrap, Old Phone Books, Junk Mail, Comic Books, and More

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Storey Publishing, Jun 30, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages
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Transform junk mail, newspapers, and old phone books into beautiful handmade paper in just minutes! With a simple technique that requires only a blender and some water, Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking shows you how to create unique sheets in a variety of shapes, colors, textures, and sizes. Learn how to incorporate your handmade paper into diverse projects that include invitations, bound books, paper bowls, and ornaments. Let your creativity shine as you explore the fun and simple art of papermaking. 

 

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Very basic, giving results that I personally would not show anyone. A waste of money.

Contents

Chapter 2 Supplies and Materials
22
Chapter 3 Easy Papermaking Techniques
38
Chapter 4 Recycling Techniques
60
Chapter 5 Pulp Magic
72
Chapter 6 More Fun Things to Try
92
Chapter 7 Paper Casting
120
Chapter 8 Making Things with Paper
146
Resources
196
Templates
199
Index
203
Acknowledgments
206
About the Author
207
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About the author (2011)

Arnold Grummer spent 15 years on the faculty and staff of the Institute of Paper Chemistry, an international graduate school and research center in sciences basic to paper, and was a curator of its Dard Hunter Paper Museum. Since then, he has written four paper craft books, made numerous television appearances, toured the United States and Canada as an independent lecturer, and founded a company to market papermaking kits and supplies. He lives in Wisconsin.

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