Papermaking Lab November 17

Tuesday, November 17; 3–9pm CST
Experience required**

Beat fiber with MCBA’s Reina beater and two Valley beaters. Or, bring prepared paper fiber for sheet-forming. The paper studio has a variety of western-style and eastern-style moulds and deckles for making sheets, two hydraulic presses, plenty of vats and felts with air-drying racks and restraint dryers. The valley beaters hold approximately .75 lb. (dry fiber or half stuff); the Reina holds up to 2 lbs. dry fiber (half-stuff only). Pre-weigh and pre-soak all fibers to be beaten. Continue reading “Papermaking Lab November 17”

Papermaking Lab December 15

Tuesday, December 15; 3–9pm CST
Experience required**

Beat fiber with MCBA’s Reina beater and two Valley beaters. Or, bring prepared paper fiber for sheet-forming. The paper studio has a variety of western-style and eastern-style moulds and deckles for making sheets, two hydraulic presses, plenty of vats and felts with air-drying racks and restraint dryers. The valley beaters hold approximately .75 lb. (dry fiber or half stuff); the Reina holds up to 2 lbs. dry fiber (half-stuff only). Pre-weigh and pre-soak all fibers to be beaten. Continue reading “Papermaking Lab December 15”