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Re: [BKARTS] water resistant cover materials



Try nugahyde--- see all the previous posts on the subject.  I use it for
covering old cookbooks extensively used in the kitchen and commonly consulted
books.

> Hello again,
>
> Thanks to everyone who replied to my post, on/offline about paper stack
> cutters, and alternatives. Your feedback will prove helpful when I finally
> make a decision about the best way to go.
>
> I do have another question. Here, goes:
>
> I am looking to make a custom notebook for a naturalist friend. He has
> requested that the cover be rugged enough to withstand water, for example.
> Has anyone worked with a cover material that is durable and water resistant,
> or one that may be made so? How would I go about doing this?
>
> I recall seeing a hard-covered field book being sold in a museum shop once
> that claimed to be "impregnated with resin" and completely water resistant.
> Sounds complicated... has anyone tried this, or some similar method? Or, is
> it as simple as treating some bookcloth with Scotchgard?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Angelique P.S.
>
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 MDE - Innovation 2004: An International Bookbinding Design Competition
                       60,000 Euro in total prizes
              Full information at <http://www.mde2004.org/>
            E N T R Y  D E A D L I N E  -- J U N E 1, 2 0 0 4


        See the Book_Arts-L FAQ at: <http://www.philobiblon.com>
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