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Re: [BKARTS] pressing tins



Thanks everyone!  I'll definitely check out the Metal Supermarket -- I'd not heard of it before.

Thanks again for the prompt replies!

Marvel Maring
 
On Thursday, May 06, 2004, at 09:29AM, Dave Allen <allen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Marvel,
>I bought mine at Metal Supermaket. They have a website at http://www.metalsupermarkets.com
>I started with zinc sheets because that is what all the old books said to use but I found later that stainless steel is less likely to have glue adhere to it.
>I have tried plexiglas like some people recommended but found it too thick.
>Hope this helps,
>Dave
>
>At 08:36 AM 5/6/04 -0700, you wrote:
>>Greetings,
>>
>>I am wondering what most bookbinders use for pressing tins.  Where would one purchase pressing tins?
>>Thanks in advance.
>>
>>Marvel Maring
>>
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