Treating hanji with MC

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Alo
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Treating hanji with MC

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I tried to treat hanji paper with MC for the first time today and everything was great until I peeled off the paper. The paper started to warp a lot to the point that it became 3 dimensional and I wasn't able to cut it into a more or less perfect square because of the warping. I even tried ironing the paper with little to no results. Can anyone help me out and tell me how to get the paper to lie perfectly flat?
Thanks in advance!
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Re: Treating hanji with MC

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It's possible the paper already had sizing, in which case you don't need to add MC.
In the event that it was unsized, a stronger (thicker) consistency of MC should do the trick. Make sure you apply it evenly as well, so everything dries at roughly the same rate.
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