The "felts" between new sheets appear to be a kind of canvass or cotton duck material.
The stack ready for pressing...
The empty press
It is very satisfying to note the process is the same here as when I am making paper in the studio at Asheville Bookworks! Some of the equipment looks a little different, but functions just the same. I am eager to start making some paper!
But in the meantime, I have been to the studio twice now to use space to work on bookbinding. I have even been given part of a shelf to store my things so I am not carrying them back and forth... (The studio is in the basement of the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, http://www.muzeultaranuluiroman.ro/)
Inside the covers I have used some of Razvan's handmade paper...
While my profession is not artist and I did not specifically come on this Fulbright grant to practice my craft, I am confident that the sharing we are and will be doing in the studio fulfills the intent of the Fulbright Commission to share across cultures.