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Re: Holes 4 StabBound Journals



At 09:33 AM 8/31/97 EDT, you wrote:
>Can anyone please recommend the best method of punching holes
>in both pages and covers for stab-bound journals?
>
>I have heard that a variable speed Dremel is best for this
>purpose, but just read of "an expensive ($67.50) but very
>good drill-action hole punch available from Colophon Book
>Arts".
Virginia--

If you are going to insert posts a drill is OK. If you are going to sew (as
in Japanese binding) I recommend punching with an awl so you don't remove
any paper. Then you can tap the hole to close the paper around the sewing
thread.

Sam
Sam Lanham (slanham@hctc.net)


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