— Read Chapter 5 on health and safety
— Use sharp blades and dispose of in a sharps container
— Use a steel rule as a guide and cut on a cutting mat
Paper comes in many forms and is categorized as sheet, cardboard, or corrugated cardboard. It is a renewable, environmentally friendly, easy-to-work-with material. Since paper requires few tools it is both accessible and mobile. Its low-tech nature might create the perception that it is suitable mainly for craft projects, but it is actually an extremely flexible set of materials, more limited by skill and imagination than by its properties.