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Making Paper in Japan (magazine)

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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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Adding color to Washi.

You can either dye the Washi pulp stock before you make paper which is called pre-dye or you can dye the paper after it has been made that is called after-dye. After-dye is applied with brushing the pigment onto the … Continue reading

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Making large scale Japanese Paper 1.

Washi is made from kozo (paper mulberry), mitsumata (a plant of the daphne genus) and gampi (another daphne plant). Traditional Japanese paper is known for its strength and quality and because it is handmade each sheets have unique irregularities in … 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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