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Silvia Troyo <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 19 May 1997 09:26:13 -0600
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>I recently learned a paper-smoothing technique that works very well and is
>generally safe-- wet the paper on the back only, with a brush or mister.
>Allow it to saturate until the paper flattens; you may need to re-spray
>once or twice.  When the paper is completely flat, let it sit until the
>corners start to curl up.  Then lay it on a flat surface, on top of a clean
>towel; place another towel on top of it, then a heavy board (which you can
>further weight with books etc.).  Leave it there for about 24 hours; change
>the towels once.  This method preserves the margins and doesn't wet the
>front.  Still, I'd do an experimental scrap first, as the paper is
>unfamiliar and you never know.
Doug, let me know the results if you try this method! I also have problems
with wrinkled originals, the weather here is so humid...

Silvia Troyo
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