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Re: [BKARTS] Need help



Look at the web site listed below for instructions on double fan adhesive
binding.

http://temperproductions.com/how_to.htm

You don't need the TeMPeR fan gluing press to do this.  Although if you plan
on doing a lot of this type of binding I highly recommend the press.

Jo Anne Martinez-Kilgore
Cariño Conservation of Books and Paper
1608 Los Arboles Ave. N.W.
Albuquerque, New Mexico  87107
(505) 343-9172

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck & Julie Basham" <charlesB@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 5:23 AM
Subject: Need help


> I could use some advice. I am making a book for someone in which the
> text block is about 1/2 inch thick. The pages are printed off my
> computer so they are not folded but single sheets stacked together.
> The customer wants a book that looks just like a commercially made
> book with hard covers, etc. I have made books before that I sewed
> together many signatures then glued and put muslin on the spine, etc.
>
> For a book that is not sewed, do I clamp the pages together and apply
> glue and then japanese paper and then muslin and then attach the
> covers? I read about the process in only one book that I have and it
> talked about bending the spine or manipulating it so that the glue
> works its way into the block a bit. Any other hints you could give me
> would be appreciated. I don't want the book to fall apart soon after
> I give it to the client. I want it to be able to be opened and closed
> with no trouble.
>
> If you could recommend a website or specific book or just relay the
> details I would appreciate your help.
> Thanks
> Julie
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