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Re: [BKARTS] To Hollow or Not To Hollow



A machine bound book is made in 2 parts: textblock and cover, hollows are used for heavier books.
In Handbinding, the hollow is used to prevent heavy books from the deformation seen, the middle section of the textblock droops down.



charles



On Oct 25, 2006, at 11:37 AM, Don Rash wrote:


Bob,

Are we talking leather or cloth and paper?

Don Rash

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