Bespoke and Trials2020-10-05T08:25:02+01:00

Just received the paper and we are absolutely delighted with it. We will order more in the future and tell all our friends about your products. Didn’t think I could get excited about paper! 🙂

Our papermakers offer a bespoke papermaking service for orders of both handmade sheets and machine made papers, not currently in stock and of commercially viable quantity. We have produced many special makings for designers, artists, advertising agencies and paper merchants. We have a reputation for fine quality unusual papers, many with inclusions.

Our machine made papers are made on our 1902, No 4 Fourdrinier paper machine, which has a reel width of 18″. Makings can be of between 120gsm and 300gsm weight and of at least our minimum quantity of 100kgs. This lovely heritage machine enables us to make papers unique to us, from plain cartridge papers to ‘specials’ with inclusions, such as seeds, petals, silver foils, banana and animal poo papers.

Our handmade papers – distinguished by the makers mark in the picture – can be made up to 18″ x 24″ and using the range of moulds and deckles we have. These lovely sheets with their deckle edge are usually made from 100% cotton fibre. Handmade papers have a unique quality that you just want to touch and as with our machine made papers, may contain inclusions. We can also offer advice on printing onto our stock.

If you are interested in a bespoke making, please complete the enquiry form below.

Our paper maker can then advise you if it is feasible, any technical requirements and possible wait time on production – we are always busy.

Don’t forget you may actually find what you need in smaller quantities in our shop or amongst our paper stock. Do ask!  

“Great paper, you can really throw a lot of paint at it!”

Bespoke Papermaking Enquiry

We are in a unique position to be able to offer interested parties a paper trial, subject to it being suitable for our facilities.

Our Fourdrinier No.4 papermaking machine has a wire width of 19″ and can make paper weights between 120gsm and 300gsm. So if you are a creative, a papermaker or business person, and want to try an idea out, you are welcome to get in touch.  We have done many past trials using by-products, special inclusions, or matching a technical requirement. If we can do it, we will.

A Half Day Trial is £450 +VAT and you take away any paper produced.

If you are interested please email sales@frogmorepapermill.org.uk or call on 01442 234600. All proposals will be assessed for suitability by our Production Mana

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