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Product: Book
printed oily paper shapes   (+3)  [vote for, against]
for transparency in a book or other /paper/journal/

grease or oil applied to the pages in certain aeas where some transparency is needed, then fixed/sealed onto it with something,rather that cutting out the paper and putting in transparent plastic
-- technobadger, Feb 02 2002

Does paper that's been greased stay clear after it is dried? If it does then croissant (the companies who make the transparent paper/plastic won't like this idea though).
-- NeverDie, Feb 02 2002

It does stay translucent for a long time - cheap windows used to have oiled paper in them; you couldn't really see out but you had some daylighting indoors.
-- hello_c, Feb 03 2002

Some artists I know use that in their places
-- thumbwax, Jul 24 2002

random, halfbakery