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Re: [BKARTS] why fold on the grain?



Bah.  You got in ahead of me...brevity is the soul of wisdom as well as wit,
I see.

Abi
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> >  I FOLDED IT PERPENDICULAR TO THE GRAIN!  The reason I did this was
> > that I was thinking the easiest way to make an accordion
> ******************************
> In addition to the various reasons that have already been stated, I also
suggest that students think of machine-made paper as a bamboo placemat ---
the mat will
> roll very nicely in one direction, but not in the other.
> And, if the fibers in the grain direction get wet or humid, the entire
sheet will expand away from the bound edge, whereas against the grain, the
ends of the fibers
> are trapped by the bound edge and cockling occurs.

> Bill Minter


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