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Re: Weights



Bricks wrapped in clean paper work well.
My aesthetic favorite though is old cast-iron irons.
Well cleaned--the ones with the handles are great. Even the handleless
ones are fun.
You can find them in the corners of antique and thrift shops.

Phoebe

Kevin Thomas wrote:

> What are some good home-made book weights? Can one
> make heavy-enough weights from everyday objects? I
> have a nice nipping press that I use for small books,
> but what do you all use for larger books, boxes, etc.?
> I'd like to make my own weights, without spending huge
> amounts of money.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kevin Thomas
>
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