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Re: Kapok

Hmmmmmm, I think that Kapok is highly "waterproof" so you might really have
a problem ! <g>  It's used to stuff life preservers for that very reason.
However, you might get it "wet" using a detergent sort of like the
"drowning duck" trick.

At 12:48 PM 4/29/97 EDT, you wrote:
>        A friend and I have been collecting Kapok fibers from the pods of our
>local trees.  We would like to encorporate them into our hand made paper but
>are wondering about methods to prepare the long silky fibers.
>        Has anyone on this list had experience with this fiber?  We
>would appreciate any information that anyone has about it.
>        Thanks.
>Bob Muens

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