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These articles for novice papermakers were first published in the popular "For Beginners" column of Hand Papermaking Newsletter.

TOPIC AUTHOR ISSUE DATE
Sources of Fiber and Pulp   Michael Durgin 17 Jan-92
Common Additives  Michael Durgin 18 Apr-92
Papermaking Moulds Michael Durgin 20 Oct-92
Paper From Iris and Daylily Bobbie Lippman 24 Oct-93
Grain Bobbie Lippman 27 Jul-94
History of Papermaking Michael Durgin 28 Oct-94
Methods of Beating Fiber Tom Bannister 33 Jan-96
Methods of Drying Paper Tom Bannister 34 Apr-96
Embossing Tom Bannister 35 Jul-96
Safety Tom Bannister 36 Oct-96
Archival Paper Tom Bannister 37 Jan-97
Sizing Tom Bannister 38 Apr-97
Watermarks Tom Bannister 39 Jul-97
Washi Tom Bannister 40 Oct-97
Dyes & Pigments Tom Bannister 41 Jan-98
What Paper Is, and Is Not Tom Bannister 42 Apr-98
Why People Make Paper by Hand Tom Bannister 43 Jul-98
Hollander Beaters Tom Bannister 44 Oct-98
Felts Tom Bannister 45 Jan-99
Common Plants for Paper Tom Bannister 46 Apr-99
Bibliography Tom Bannister 47 Jul-99
Introduction/Cranberry Mills Ted Snider 49 Jan-00
Papermaking History Ted Snider 50 Apr-00
Preparing Pulp Ted Snider 51 Jul-00
Western Moulds / Watermarks Ted Snider 52 Oct-00
Sheet Formation and Uniformity Ted Snider 53 Jan-01
Couching Ted Snider 54 Apr-01
Wet Pressing and Consolidation Ted Snider 55 Jul-01
Wet Sheet Handling / Drying Ted Snider 56 Oct-01
Surface Texture Ted Snider 57 Jan-02
Paper Weight Ted Snider 58 Apr-02
Physical and Optical Properties,  Part 1 Ted Snider 59 Jul-02
Physical and Optical Properties,  Part 2 Ted Snider 60 Oct-02
Making Paper from Milkweed Marilyn Sward 61 Jan-03
Drying on Fiberglass Screening Marilyn Sward 62 Apr-03
Color and Pigments Marilyn Sward 63 Jul-03
Color and Dye Marilyn Sward 64 Oct-03
Pulp Painting Marilyn Sward 65 Jan-04
Making a Deckle Box Marilyn Sward 66 Apr-04
Dimensional Paper Art Marilyn Sward 67 Jul-04
Flower Inclusions Marilyn Sward 68 Oct-04
Making Shaped Deckles Helen Hiebert 69 Jan-05
Setting Up a Studio Helen Hiebert 70 Apr-05
Finding Plant Fibers Helen Hiebert 71 Jul-05
Harvesting Fibers Helen Hiebert 72 Oct-05
Vegetable and Tamale Papyrus Helen Hiebert 73 Jan-06
Couching and Felts Helen Hiebert 74 Apr-06
Drying Paper Helen Hiebert 75 Jul-06
Vacuums for Papermaking Helen Hiebert 76 Oct-06
Paper Casting with Sand Helen Hiebert 77 Jan-07
Paper Storage Mary Tasillo 78 Apr-07
Wet Binding Mary Tasillo 79 Jul-07
Wet Collage and Inclusions Mary Tasillo 80 Oct-07
Working Large Without Limitation Mary Tasillo 81 Jan-08
Printing Tech /  Handmade Paper 101 Mary Tasillo 82 Apr-08
Adapting to Unfamiliar Studios Mary Tasillo 83 Jul-08
Constructing a Basic Mould and Deckle Mary Tasillo 84 Oct-08
Sustainable Papermaking Practices Mary Tasillo 85 Jan-09
3D Work from High-Shrinkage Pulp Mary Tasillo 86 Apr-09
An Updated Bibliography Mary Tasillo 87 Jul-09
Assessing Your Pulp and Paper Mary Tasillo 88 Oct-09
Affordable Studio Equipment Mary Tasillo 89 Jan-10
Why Handmade Paper? Mary Tasillo 90 Apr-10
Papermaking for Editioning Mary Tasillo 91 Jul-10
Pulp Additives Mary Tasillo 92 Oct-10
Working Large by Tiling Wet Sheets Mary Tasillo 93 Jan-11
More Basic Editioning Mary Tasillo 94 Apr-11
Couching and Drying Surfaces Mary Tasillo 95 Jul-11
More Couching and Drying Mary Tasillo 96 Oct-11
Selecting Source Fibers Mary Tasillo 97 Jan-12
Sustainability, Part 2 Mary Tasillo 98 Apr-12
Cooking with Caustic Mary Tasillo 99 Jul-12