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Re: [BKARTS] Glue morphing to paper grain



Y'know, Tim Barrett is one of my heroes.  Thanks for the reminder, Terry.

-Micah Pulleyn

-----Original message-----
From: Terry Belanger belanger@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 16:26:32 -0400
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [BKARTS] Glue morphing to paper grain

> Tim Barrett likes to say that handmade junk is still junk. Most 
> handmade paper has at least some grain (take a sheet, lay it flat, 
> measure its footprint, then dampen it thoroughly and see in which 
> direction it grows: if it grows by the same length both vertically 
> and horizontally, it doesn't have much grain).
> 
> 
>                                            Terry Belanger
>          University Professor, Honorary Curator of Special Collections
>                  Director, Rare Book School : University of 
> Virginia
>        Rare Book School : PO 400103 : Charlottesville, VA  22904-4103
> Email belanger@xxxxxxxxxxxx : Phone 434-924-8851 : Fax 434-924-8824
>                        URL <http://www.rarebookschool.org>
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