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Students will start with making paper pulp with natural fibers ( hemp, paper wasp hives, pine needles) and continue with learning how to pull fiber pulp from a wet vat. The dry paper sheets will then be cut into strips and semi-dry paper rolled for making rigid paper rods. The paper strips or rods are then hand woven on a one-foot square steel frame. Multiple steel frames can also be purchased ($15) for 3-Dimensional designs or murals. Students may also bring a found-object to re-purposed as their metal weaving frame, any shape is ok, but not larger the 2'x2'. The...

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