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Re: [BKARTS] Counter Die on Book Board



Ed,

Yes, I am using a counter die as you describe. I will try your glue tip.
Where can I get flexible animal glue?

Thanks

John

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> Behalf Of Ed Stansell
> Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2004 5:16 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Counter Die on Book Board
> 
> 
> Bill,
> 
> I believe John was speaking of embossing which uses two dies. 
> The bottom die or counter die pushes into the board usually 
> very thin from the under side. This thin board is to hold the 
> impression and is not the cover board.
> 
> Embossing is raised as opposed to hot stamping which is 
> pressed in. To keep this embossing from flattening, Try 
> putting a fairly heavy application of flexible animal glue 
> (it cools quickly), to the underside of the embossing; just 
> enough to fill it. place a piece of Kraft paper over the glue 
> and let it cool. This should do the trick.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Ed
> http://www.bookrestoration.net/
> 
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