The Papermaker's Companion: The Ultimate Guide to Making and Using Handmade Paper

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Storey Books, 2000 - Crafts & Hobbies - 219 pages
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This essential reference covers absolutely everything you need to know about papermaking, from the basics to advanced techniques such as shaped sheets, embossing, laminating, and watermarking. Also includes thorough step-by-step instructions for processing pulp, building papermaking equipment, and making paper-based projects like cards and lamp shades.

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This guide by papermaking artist Hiebert (Papermaking with Plants) goes beyond most books on handmade paper by including detailed instructions for making equipment and for using unusual fibers as a ... Read full review

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Excellent, Practical guide to paper making - a bit of everything, from first principles to the use of advanced materials and equipment Also includes what you need in order to pass basic techniques on. I often refer to it if I am stuck.

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About the author (2000)

Papermaker and artist Helen Hiebert has served as Program Director at Dieu Donne Papermill in New York City for five years, responsible for program development and administration, editing and design of the mill's newsletter, teaching and papermaking. She has written the popular book Papermaking with Plants, and her most recent Storey title is The Papermaker's Companion. Helen's paper products have been featured in the Dieu Donne papermaking exhibitions, and she has taught papermaking workshops at Dieu Donne, the Women's Studio Workshop, the Horticultural Society of New York, and the New York Botanical Garden. Her paper products have appeared in House & Garden and Country Living magazines. She currently resides in Oregon.

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