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Re: medieval-style papermill

> water will
> power the new medieval-style papermill I plan to
> build about
> 300 ft. west of the pond.
> This is my personal solution to understanding more
> about
> why centuries old paper has survived in better
> condition
> than so much decades old paper.

By any chance, will you be retting the paper like they
used to do? I have always been curious as to why the
practice of retting fell out of favor.

Any thoughts? Your project sounds delightful. If you
could use remote help from the San Jose, CA area let
me know.


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