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Re: [BKARTS] Leather rebacking and alternatives



TALAS carries airplane linen.  I just ordered some today.

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From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ingrid
Wolsk
Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 2:32 PM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Leather rebacking and alternatives

Hello Daniel,
Could you please tell me where one finds air plane linen?
Thank you,
Ingrid wolsk


On Aug 16, 2007, at 8:10 AM, Daniel Winston wrote:

>> mary.yordy@xxxxxxxx wrote:
>> alternative repairs for leather volumes...
>
> Try a laminate made of airplane linen
> and Moriki (100% Kozo) Japanese paper.
> Moriki is available in a variety of colors for
> coordinating with the original covering.
>
> Let the laminate dry under weight.
>
> Afterwards, consolidate with Klucel-G.
> This keeps the fibers of Japanese paper from getting
> loose and "hairy".   This new material can be pared,
> OR:
> When making the laminate, place the Japanese
> paper back from the edge of the airplane linen about
> 1/16th of an inch.  Makes it less noticeable under
> the original leather.
>
> AFTER rebacking, lightly (i.e. thinly) coat the
> Japanese paper with acrylic wax SC6000 to
> harden the surface of Japanese paper and
> give it a more leathery appearance.  Remember:
> a light coat of acrylic wax.  Too much and it can
> get lumpy.
>
> Also, check the online tutorials at the Book Arts
> website: Reference/Bookbinding Tutorials
> Repair of broken leather joints using Japanese paper.
> And maybe explore a molded paper spine
> recase:
> http://www.lib.msu.edu/alstrom/reports/2004molded_spine.html
>
> Practice.  Good luck. You can do it.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Whew,
> Daniel Winston
>
>
>
>
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