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Re: Pasting down endpapers



Just trim the fore edge of the end paper before you case in the book.
You can test the paper you're using and see how much it expands and then
cut of a small strip accordingly...

Good luck.

Michel



On Fri, 3 Oct 1997, Jane Seaton wrote:

> I've been experiencing a problem with my endpapers. Following the
> instructions in all the books, I cut them square and the same size as the
> next page in the book. Then I paste them and insert the bookblock in the
> case. And, naturally enough, the pasted endpaper has stretched and winds up
> bigger than the unpasted half of the end paper. This is unsightly when the
> book is closed, because the endpaper protrudes beyond the block, so the
> inner faces of the squares aren't just the cover material, but half paper,
> half something else, and at worst, the paper has stretched so much, it even
> extends out beyond the squares altogether (that was on a large book).
>
> None of my reference books even mentions this problem. Are there
> don't-stretch-when-pasted papers that I should be using? Is there some way
> of trimming it once it's pasted and I can see how much it's stretched?
>
> Help, anyone?
>
> Thanks
>
> Jane
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>
> skazki@globalnet.co.uk
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>


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