Directory of Paper Mould Making Posts

With a few exceptions these posts appear in reverse order in the blog. Check out the categories and tags at the main blog post for links to these posts.

Construction of Moulds and Deckles

  • #1 Season and Prepare Wood for Moulds, Deckles and Ribs
  • #2 Sharpen Tools
  • #3 Prepare Frame Stock for Paper Moulds
  • #4 Shaping Rib Stock
  • #5 Mould Frame Joinery
  • #6 Rib Spacing Layout
  • #7 Shaping the Rib Pegs
  • #8 Drilling Holes in the Frame to Support the Ribs
  • #9 Finishing the Ribs
  • #10 Assembling the Mould Frame and Ribs
  • #11 Fitting Waterbars and Brace Rods
  • #12 Gluing Moulds
  • #13 Making Corner Braces
  • #14 Fitting Corner Braces
  • #15 Pinning Ribs, Corners and Brace Rods
  • #16 Leveling the Ribs
  • #17 Finishing the Mould Frame
  • #18 Definitions of some Unfamiliar Terms
  • #19 Straightening Paper Mould Laid Wires
  • #20 Making Laid Facings
  • #21 Making a Backing on the Loom
  • #22 Fitting Backing and Facing to a Double Faced Laid Mould
  • #22-1/2 Fitting the Laid Facing to a Single Faced Mould
  • #23 Sewing a Double Faced Laid Mould
  • #24 The Functions of Backing Wires
  • #25 Wove Backing
  • #26 Making the Grid for Wove Backing
  • #27 Mould Brass Sheathing
  • #28 Fit Wove Facing and Sew
  • #29 Copper Edge Strips and a few more details
  • #30 Getting Ready to make Deckles
  • #31 Tool Kit for Deckle Joinery
  • #32 Deckle Joinery: the Mortise Side
  • #33 Deckle Joinery: Tenon End Part 1
  • #34 Deckle Joinery: Tenon End Part 2
  • #35 Deckle Joinery: Tenon End Part 3
  • #36 Deckle Joint Dimensions
  • #37 Fitting the Deckle to the Mould
  • #38 Deckle Rim Curvature
  • #39 Gluing the Deckle
  • #40 More Deckle Details
  • #41 Shaping the Deckle Part 1
  • #42 Final Shaping of the Deckle
  • #43 Adjusting a Deckle: (another advantage of the ‘pinwheel’ joint)
  • #44 Preparing a Deckle for Sheathing
  • #45 Sheathing a Deckle
  • #46 Investigating an Amies Wove Mould
  • #47 Making a 24″ x 36″ Laid Facing
  • #48 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 1
  • #49 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 2, The Frame
  • #50 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 3, The Indexing Mechanism
  • #51 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 4, The Lift Mechanism
  • #52 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 5, The Wire Twisting Mechanism
  • #53 Mould Maker’s Loom Part 6, More on The Wire Twisting Mechanism

Miscellaneous Paper Mould Posts

  • Further Thoughts on Mould Construction
  • Repairing a Broken Paper Mould

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