Then the deckle frame was removed, and there, on the top of the mold, was a sheet of moist pulp.
The deckle edge is left uncut, just as it comes from the paper-maker.
The edges of this sheet would be thin and feather-like as a result of the pulp leaking under the deckle.
The stream of pulp was confined upon the wire by means of a deckle.
The rough edges, or deckle, on hand-made paper is a necessary defect due to the way the paper is made.
The deckle is movable, in order that it may be used with more than one mould.
It is hard to turn to the page you want, with the deckle edge you now have.
The width of the web is controlled by the distance between the deckle straps.
Except on special papers the deckle edges are trimmed off by slitters at the end of the machine.
Wrong—just a mangle, and roll it out flat, after which they deckle the edges.