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>>Chris:
>
>There is a method of "Perfect Plus" that I use that keeps the book together
>pretty well. It involves linen cords sunk into kerfs in the spine and then
>glued. This works very well.
>
>Pat Baldwin
>
>
> >It seems to me that it is mostly hardcovered perfect bound books that
>fall
> >apart, I wonder if the cover boards put too much stress on the perfect
> >binding? Perhaps a better hinging technique might work??
> >
> >Soft cover books seem to get shabby very quickly but stay together.
>

I didn't catch the beginning of this thread, but in my experience,you also
have the possibility of OTA binding, or lay-flat binding. A very durable
method especially when binding coated paper stocks

Paul Platosh




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