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Re: Waxing Handmade Paper?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Waxing Handmade Paper?
- From: Kathy Crump <PAPRMKR@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 7 Sep 1997 01:50:56 -0400
- Message-id: <199709070551.WAA41272@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have used Renaisance Wax on my handmade papers from Light Impressions in
N.Y. as well as other suppliers. It will not leave a waxy feel and it is
supposed to be archivally sound. The odor is pervasive and you need to air
the coated paper well before inclosing it in something like a book.
Another sealer you might consider is an acrylic medium (matte is really nice)
diluted for a light surface coat. I use the one from Daniel Smith Art
Supplies in Seattle. If you need addresses let me know.