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Re: Sailcloth in bookbindings
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Sailcloth in bookbindings
- From: Mick LeTourneaux <letourn@PRINCETON.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 17:59:55 -0500
- In-Reply-To: <9801292226.AA01904@Princeton.EDU>
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>At 01:33 PM 1/29/98 +0500, you wrote:
>>I was wondering if anyone out there has ever used, or heard of anyone using
>>sailcloth to case-bind a book? What are some of the considerations that
>>need to be taken into account?
>>Thanks for the help...
>>University of Toledo
>I've used various "non bookcloth" cloths in binding and find it best to
>pre-mount the cloth to some relatively impervious paper prior to the
>binding. Apply the adhesive to the paper and let it tackify prior to
>adhering the cloth so none of the liquid adhesive soaks through the cloth.
>Light pressure will bond the cloth to the support which in turn can be glued
>to the boards of the book.
Additionally, another technique is to let the backing adhesive soak
through the fibers and then use this to calender the cloth.
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