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Re: Binders Awl
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Binders Awl
- From: garrett <garrett@IGDESIGNS.COM>
- Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 10:55:58 -0700
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- Message-Id: <199710231805.LAA18690@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
As a newcomer to the list, I'm glad to be able to give you the source for
the awl you're looking for. I just bought the same one during a trip to
Munich, Germany. It's available from "Papierladen",
It's a great source for any kind of tool or materials you're looking for!
>Hello all (awl. ha ha)
>I'm in search of a binder's awl.
>(Ah, but, of a specific style.)
>If you are familiar with Keith Smith's book "Non Adhesive Binding"
>there is a photo of various tools near the front of the book.
>Sorry I don't have it in front of me, so no page number.
>It is shown there if you have the book.
>To describe it: the handle looks like a mushroom cap on top of a top.
>The kind you played with as a child. The spike is of course non tapered.
>Anyone know where I can get one? I've called TALAS, Bookbinder's =
>and one or two others. No luck. Maybe Keith's is an antique? I like the
>style of the handle. If I can't find one I guess I'll keep using my
>Any leads would be appreciated.
>Best in lead, tin & antimony,