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Re: [BKARTS] Device for fore-edge painting



Dear Bill,

John Mitchell in his book "Edge Decoration" shows a simple method for
fanning out the leaves using two boards and c clamps.

Frank
Lehmann Bindery

bill cotter wrote:

> The device I'm hoping to find bears some
> similarities to both a small nipping press
> and a fan-glueing press, but is specifically made
> to stagger (rather than fan) the leaves of a book,
> then to hold them fast so that the fore-edge can be
> painted. A finished fore-edge painting can also be
> conveniently displayed with the same press.
>   Anyone have any leads?
>
> Thanks
> B
>
>
>
> Bill Cotter
> Milou Bookbinding & Conservation
> 927 East 46th St. # 202
> Austin, TX   78751
>
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