Filyre

What is a Mould and Deckle?

In papermaking, a mould and deckle is a set of frames with a screen in between. It is drawn through a bucket of a paper pulp water solution to form a sheet of paper. Current beginner mould and deckles are difficult to use because users struggle to secure two loose frames with a screen sandwiched in between.
How should mould and deckles be designed for beginners to easily grasp the frames together and take them apart?


Testing and Prototying

The Filyre Mould and Deckle

The Filyre Mould and Deckle improves upon existing Mould and Deckle design by including an interlocking frame, removable screen, and made of waterproof white oak. It is an innovative solution that introduces papermaking beginners to the centuries-old art of papermaking.


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