Re: Book or text weight cotton paper
- Thanks, Matt. I combined the suggestions from PPLetterpress, Letpress, and Briar Press into a table . A link to the Briar Press discussion is in the caption.Barbara
--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Matt Kelsey <matthewkelsey@...> wrote:
> Zerkall Book smooth is an excellent paper for letterpress, printed dry. It
> has a nice cushion for some impression without punching through the sheet,
> and it takes ink beautifully.
> I lament the closing of Kinsella Papers last year -- they made it easy to
> order small quantities of such papers, and it is not so easy to find some
> of the same papers from other sources now.
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Barbara Hauser BarbHauser@... wrote:
> > **
> > Hello PPL friends,
> > Can anyone suggest a text- or book-weight cotton paper similar to
> > Hahnemühle Bugra, which is a mould-made 130 gsm laid paper and comes in a
> > creamy white color. I'm looking for something to be dampened and printed
> > with multiple passes using a 10-point rather delicate typeface. I've
> > ordered some of the Hahnemühle to experiment with, but I'd prefer cotton.
> > The Somerset Text Laid seems to have been discontinued (why?), and the
> > Zerkall Book Laid is not quite as heavy as I'd like and is not 100% cotton.
> > Sorry for cross-posting, but I'm thinking that this question will apply to
> > printers in all the forums. I've tried the archives, but honestly, the
> > search functions don't work well for any combination of terms like *book*,
> > *text*, *weight*, *paper*, *cotton*, etc. I might add that posters should
> > try to create post titles that include words a person might be searching
> > for. The title "Question," which I have seen, is not helpful.
> > Thanks,
> > Barbara