Friday, April 19, 2013
How to Make a Paper Making Mold and Deckle
Make your own paper making mold and deckle.
1 inch x 1 inch Pine - 5 Feet
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.