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Re: [BKARTS] thin, strong papers (for a map enclosure)



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Cal,

Would Tyvek serve the purpose? It is lightweight, thin and difficult to
tear.

Good Luck,

Denise



--- Cal Smith <cals@INTERSTROOM.NL> wrote:
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> Hello all:
>
> I have a question concerning a paper choice. I'm making a
> multi-signature book. One of the signatures contains maps which will be
> glued onto the pages (on both sides) of the signature. One of my
> concerns is keeping the resulting page from becoming and feeling too
> thick--that is, the signature paper plus a map glued on either side. My
> other concern is making sure that the signature paper is strong enough
> to hold the sewing and will not rip with use.
>
> Any suggestions out there for a thin, strong paper? What little I know
> tells me to look for a  rice paper. Is this the right direction, or are
> there other, better options?
>
> Thanks,
> Cal Smith

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