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Re: Japanese Stab Binding



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> [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU]On Behalf Of Betty Storz
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 11:10 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: Re: [BOOK_ARTS-L] Japanese Stab Binding
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> Hold everything!  I just found the source of my C.S. Osborne mini-punch
> set. It's listed in the BookMakers 1994 catalog : T-HLPN-US  for
> $18.60. If
> they still have it, I'm sure there has been a price increase but it still
> will cost less than the Japanese punch, which is listed in the
> same catalog
> at $58 and now costs $73.
>
> Betty
>
>  08:12 PM 10/12/01 -0700, you wrote:
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> >I've just checked ProToolsDirect.com   Searched for punches.
> They have C.S.
> >Osborne Arch Punches in many sizes but I didn't see the set I
> have. If you
> >use only one or two sizes it might be cheaper to buy them
> separately. Their
> >1/4 arch punch is $11. 81.
> >
> >Check out the site.
> >
> >Betty
> >
> >
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> >I have an Osborne K-157 mini-punch set that I suppose could be called the
> >poor man's Japanese punch. I've forgotten where I bought it, Possibly a
> >hardware store, but I'm sure it was less than $30. The supply sheet
> >included is headed: "C.S. Osborne Tools  Sold by industrial supply and
> >hardware distributors.
> >
> >The K-157 set has a round handle with slot inside to clear punchings.
> >Handle is threaded to accommodate the seven replaceable screw tubes from
> >5/64  to  3/16.
> >
> >I'm sure you could find one on the internet if you don't have a
> local source.
> >
> >Happy hunting,
> >
> >Betty
> >
> >
> >At 06:25 PM 10/12/01 -0700, you wrote:
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> >>I'm rather new to the Book Arts and have found this list
> >>to be a wonderful resource. To that end, I'd like to ask
> >>a question. What is the preferred method for Japanese
> >>stab binding. I realize that's an ambiguous question, but
> >>I'm being vague in order to solicit the maximum amount
> >>of advice. ;-) I have a couple books (Ikegami, Keith White)
> >>that have served me well in the rudimentaries, but I'm
> >>sure there's some tips I'm missing. Like:
> >>
> >>    What's the best tool to punch the holes with? I've
> >>    run across a tool called a Japanese Punch that
> >>    looked more specialized for this sort of thing,
> >>    but at $70US I was loathe to try it. After having
> >>    an awl snap in my hand, however, I'm thinking that
> >>    maybe that $70 would be well-spent.
> >>
> >>Anything you fine people can tell me will be appreciated.
> >>
> >>::::
> >>
> >>Sean Evans
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> >Betty Storz
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> >Betty Storz
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> Betty Storz
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