- What paper is best for shoji screen.
- Is the paper strong enough or it needs backing material.
- What glue should I use for shoji paper.
- How to remove old shoji paper.
- My paper has creases. What should I do.
- Many translucent rice paper can be used for shoji screen. Mulberry paper is traditionally used by Japanese though.
- Rice paper is durable and no backing material is needed. Bear in mind that shoji is paper screen. Paper may be torn. Japanese replace shoji paper at least once a year, signifying a fresh new start.
- Homemade rice paste is traditionally used for shoji paper. You may use Elmer's glue, which dries transparent and can be cleaned up by a wet towel, but thin it with water to slow the drying time.
- Dampen glued area with water and wait few minutes before wiping it clean. Don't use wallpaper stripper which may strip the finish of shoji as well.
- See smoothing creases on rice paper.
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