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Re: [BKARTS] sale on kangaroo



I'm sure at least the Kangaroo leather is 0.5mm, I bought some about two
years ago and used it in a quarter-bound project that turned out really
nice.

Jacob Cord

On 10/12/05, Tom Hollander <hollanders@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Our (Hollander's) internet sale starts tomorrow and runs Thursday -
> Sunday,
> Oct 13- 16. It's for 10% off everything (papers, bookbinding supplies and
> includes leathers). Plus, there is free shipping on all orders over $50.
> For more information about the sale go to
> http://www.hollanders.com/upcomingevents.htm
>
> We carry both Kangaroo and Goat (Harmatan). We are the only significant US
> distributor of kangaroo leather, used specifically for bookbinding. We
> have
> the Kangaroo split to .05mm and the goat to .06mm, which means they need
> very little paring, if any. The sale might be a good time to give it a
> try.
> Anyone, who orders leathers from us and is not happy can return them for a
> full refund.
>
> Tom
>
> Hollander's
> 410 N Fourth Ave
> Ann Arbor, MI 48104
> 734-741-7531
>
> www.hollanders.com <http://www.hollanders.com>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Teri L Herbert" <herbertl@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 9:54 AM
> Subject: Re: rabbit skin books!
>
>
> >I got some kangaroo skin at Hollanders sale a year ago: it is
> > really nice to work with and takes dye nicely. They are
> > having their sale again, so go check them out. $12/sqyd
> > http://www.hollanders.com/kleathers.htm
> > TL Herbert
> >
> > On Tue, 11 Oct 2005, Michelle wrote:
> >
> >> Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 19:59:16 -0700
> >> From: Michelle <meowzie92@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] rabbit skin books!
> >>
> >> I just took a class in Nag Hammadi, which is papyrus books made with
> >> Kangeroo skin covers! It was fantastic and the "roo" skin is stronger
> >> than pig, yet very easy to work with. The sale of Kangeroo skin from
> >> Australia is legal now because there are so many Kangeroos that they
> are
> >> having controlled hunts in order to thin them out. Unfortunately I have
> >> found it to be quite difficult if not impossible to find here in the
> >> States and am looking at ordering from eBay or directly from Australia.
> >>
> >> HTH,
> >> Michelle M
> >> Minnesota USA
> >>
> >> Paul Bettinson <paul.bettinson@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> However, I am very much interested in communicating the seriousness of
> >> the
> >> history of book making with regard to animal 'materials'.
> >>
> >> This text is to provide students (aged 16 up) with follow up
> information
> >> after we were discussing rabbit skin as the sizing properties of
> >> painters'
> >> canvases, calf, sheep and goat skins for parchment material.....
> >> I would very much appreciate more informed information about this
> >> topic.....
> >> Also, where there have be bans on materials used etc?...
> >>
> >> Be great to get information, links, sources etc!..
> >> regards
> >> --
> >> Paul Bettinson
> >> http://ncfab.org
> >> Postboks 4703 Sofienberg
> >> 0506 Oslo
> >> Norway
> >> Tel: 0047 99534993
> >>
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