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patindaytona

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on: December 20, 2012, 05:05:00 PM
I ordered a large sheet..18 x 24 inch Wallis sandpaper for pastels.
I'm wondering if I should cut it in half or do that whole sheet. Any suggestions? A 9 x 12 isn't too small i don't think and it's pretty expensive stuff.
Not just that...i probably have no idea where or how to store the entire sheet if i did it. Or, know how to mount and frame such a thing.
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musika

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Reply #1 on: December 20, 2012, 06:02:36 PM
Well, if you cut it in half it will be 18"x12". Quarters would be 12"x9"
Ray


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Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012, 04:57:37 AM
AHH, Your're right Musica. I never could cut these dumb boards without double checking measurements.
That's not a bad size, if in half then. THnaks
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