old toner transfer paper trivia

Paul Boddie paul at boddie.org.uk
Sat Oct 24 14:08:43 UTC 2015

On Saturday 24. October 2015 15.22.29 Werner Almesberger wrote:
> Paul Boddie wrote:
> > Some friends of mine did their own circuit boards but merely used what
> > they referred to as "cooking paper": what would be called "greaseproof
> > paper" in British English.
> Oh, that's a nice idea ! Have to try that. This would be much easier
> to find than suitable ink paper, let alone much cheaper.

I think they found out about it from some online guide. Once we'd discovered 
that laser printers can't feed such paper through very well, and I'd suggested 
taping it to normal paper, that part worked pretty well. Their chemistry 
discipline made the rest of the exercise straightforward, as I understand it.


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