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Master papermaker: Tastuo Ichihara

Master Papermaker from Mino, Gifu area: Tastuo Ichihara in his studio: Still making paper in his late seventies. In this video you can see him making paper with a pattern using the “water shower technique”. A unique pattern is made … Continue reading

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Making large scale Japanese Paper 2

I love the Japanese they are so precise and everything is really well planned. It is very important for them that all information are equally distributed to every individual -less margin for error. If you have not read it yet … Continue reading

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Making paper (Washi) in Mino city Japan

Japanese Washi paper are very unique, besides its beauty and inherent strength it has qualities of warmth, softness, eloquence and poetry. Handmade Japanese paper making requires hard physical strain while paying closest attention to details. Washi paper are handmade in … Continue reading

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