Friday, April 19, 2013

How to Make a Paper Making Mold and Deckle


Make your own paper making mold and deckle.



Tools
Drill
Ruler
Saw
Screwdriver
Scissors
Staple Gun

Materials
1 inch x 1 inch Pine - 5 Feet
Sand Paper
Screws
Staples
Window Screen



Instructions
Power tools should only be used by adults.
Cut the pine board into eight 7 inch pieces.


Sand the cut ends as needed.


Lay out the cut pieces to make the frame.  This should make a 5 X 7 inch mold and deckle.


Drill a pilot hole in the ends.


Insert screw into the the drilled holes and tighten with a screw driver.


Repeat these steps to make a second frame.


Lay one frame on top of the screen.


Cut the screen to fit  the frame.


Staple the screen in place.


You now have a mold and deckle to make paper.




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