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Re: Place to start...?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Place to start...?
- From: Doug Philips <dwp+@TRANSARC.COM>
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 1997 15:38:43 -0400
- In-Reply-To: Your message of Thu, 04 Sep 1997 15:17:12 -0400. <Added.Eo3kZBP0Bi825alE5k@transarc.com>
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Barbara Harman indited:
+Jennifer--A good beginning book with lots of options and a range of skill
+levels is Shireen LaPlantz "Cover To Cover". It is available in most major
+book stores, is still in print and not very expensive in paperback. If your
+local bookstore doesn't have it, they can easily order it for you.
Maybe I missed this, but just case...
Not to disparage book stores, but if you are on a tight budget, check
out the books from the library. You can even get a whole stack of
books to look through for ideas. Luckily the technology of the tools
isn't changing that rapidly and you can go a lot further with clever
If you don't want to use glues instead of spending the < $10 for a
bottle of PVA or YES glue, or ingredients for making your own
glues/pastes, you can use binding methods with are completely folded
(including the covers) or sewn or ...