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Re: [BKARTS] tips to avoid getting glue on paper



i was always taught that when the glue drips there's way too much.

less is more.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> Jacqueline Coleburn
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 3:50 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: tips to avoid getting glue on paper
>
>
> From one novice to another:
>
> My bookbinding instructor had a very practical solution to this very =
> sticky (sorry) problem.  Apply the glue to the stiffer surface, not the =
> paper.   In our classes that was davey board.  We used big glue brushes =
> which let us get the glue on there pretty evenly and kept our fingers out =
> of the business until we were ready to fold the paper around the boards =
> and smoothed it out with a bone folder.
>
> Good luck, Jackie
>
> >>> s_huh@xxxxxxxxx 2/9/2004 2:33:02 PM >>>
> Hi,
>
> I'm a novice bookbinder so please forgive me if this
> question is very basic. My problem has been with
> larger size books (eg. larger than 8"X10").  I have
> been applying the glue to the paper/bookcloth (either
> YES paste or PVA) but am having difficulty with
> manipulating the curled paper/bookcloth after glue is
> applied, and somehow I usually end up with a few spots
> of glue on the finished surface.
>
> Are there any tricks to gluing a large piece of paper
> onto board?  I saw that someone suggested applying
> glue to the board first, so I will try that.
> Also, if there are any tricks to getting glue off the
> finished surface, I would love your insight too.
>
> Thanks very much
> Sue
>
>
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