Vol.VII How To Make Parchment Paper &
Parchment paper and imitation vellum have been made by
generations of bookbinders who sought something that looked and
handled like old parchment.
This was achieved by painting suitable papers with varnish
I was a professional binder for most of my adult life and I
have used these simple methods to produce imitation vellum and
parchment papers on many occasions.
By using a readily available paper that comes in two
weights, and the varnish recipe I give, you can make
lightweight parchment papers that are opaque....
Or by using the heavier paper you can make an imitation
vellum which displays several of the characteristics of real
vellum, this material is also useful as a covering material in
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