Posts Tagged ‘pasting machine’

Don’t Get Paste on the Grasscloth!

July 25, 2013

Digital ImageThere’s a reason why the manufacturer doesn’t want the paperhanger to use a pasting machine. It’s much more likely that some paste might get on the surface, and that would cause staining or bleeding.

I always apply paste with a brush, and when pasting grasscloth, I take care to not let ANY paste get beyond the edge of the paper. I also keep my hands clean and dry and paste-free.

Still, it’s likely that, by the end of the day, my hands will be red from the dye.  (See post from July 15, 2013.)