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Adhesive for paper

From: Franklin Shores <f.shores>
Date: Friday, October 17, 2003
Morgan Croney <mcroney [at] sva__edu> writes

>I am attempting to adhere 156 pound hotpressed watercolor paper to a
>smooth board. The goal is to have a smooth surface that will not
>curl over time. A graphite drawing will be made on the paper.

Affixing paper solidly to a board is not a good idea. There will be
expansion and contraction of the paper with changes in humidity and
the paper can buckle. It would be better to hinge the paper and
allow it to expand as needed. Paper that size can expand
considerably with changes in humidity.

Franklin Shores


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