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All About Abaca – take a look and learn about this fun and versatile paper making fiber!

All About Abaca

Abaca is a paper making fiber that is well-loved by new and seasoned papermakers alike. It comes from the leaf sheath around the trunk of Musa textiles, a species of banana plant. It is typically sourced from the Philippines where it is known as Manila hemp. The fiber has been used throughout history for making […]

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All About Cotton Linter

Cotton linter

Cotton is a seed fiber commonly used for papermaking. When cotton is ginned it removes the long fibers from the seed. These fibers go on to make cloth and papermaking fibers called cotton rag. The seeds are then run through a machine called a linter. This machine removes the remaining short cotton fibers from the […]

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Ask Arnold : Make Your Own Paper for Rubber Stamping

Rubber Stamping Handmade Paper

How to make your own recycled handmade paper that will be great to use with rubber stamping and other printing applications. Recycle, press the surface smooth, and add additional sizing if needed. […]

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