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Re: String Books



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>When I was in journalism school, we made string books, which were =
>basically scrapbooks of our newspaper clippings. I cut my articles out, =
>pasted them on board (and laminated it for good measure), then punched =
>holes in the board and "bound" it with string. So a string book wouldn't =
>actually work for binding magazines - it's not really a permanent =
>binding structure.
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>Kara Sjoblom
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>http://www.karonimo.com
I think the string books they were talking about had a string that
went up into the center of the magazine, then over the spine of the
book. and then over the center of the next magazine then around the
spine, etc treating each magazine as a signature.

Mary Hackney aka Synchronicity

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