8 PAPER

Paper making is relatively simple in theory. The quality of paper you make can range from rustic to highly refined. The experience and skill of the papermaker are factors that play into the craftsmanship of the finished product, along with the tools and techniques used to make it. The goal of this chapter is to get you started making paper and building your paper-making studio. If you get serious about paper making, you may want to upgrade your tools as you see fit. I will get you started with simple tools and give you some options for upgrading if you want to take it to the next level.

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