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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Bindings
- From: Chris Herz <cherz@JENKINSLAW.ORG>
- Date: Thu, 18 Dec 1997 11:00:39 -0500
- Message-Id: <199712181952.LAA16908@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Bill Minter & all:
I too, am interested in binding thick sheets.... Is there a publication which
describes, or illustrates this "meeting guard"?
Thanks very much
William Minter Set Bookarts-l Mail Ack wrote:
> Subject: Re: Bindings
> >I am looking for an acceptable way to bind 10 etchings into a book format so
> >the finished product looks like a traditionally bound book with a spine.
> When I >fold the printmaking paper it gives me a VERY thick fold. Aside from
> tipping in >individual papers to an accordian, I'm blocked on what else to
> Reply: One technique you might consider is to attach the signature/s to a
> meeting guard. The signature will move freely on the sewing. I have used this
> method for a number of books with thick paper. We recently bound a diary in
> this manner which allows the signatures to lay completely flat for easy
> writing. In this project, two signatures were sewn on the same guard to keep
> the stub as narrow as possible. A diagram is needed for further explanation.
> Good Luck, Bill Minter
> William Minter Bookbinding & Conservation, Inc.
> Woodbury, PA