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Re: [BKARTS] Leather Question



Hi Robert,

Talas sells packs of pieces of split goatskin for $12.50--don't know if that
would work for your purpose....
http://talasonline.com/

It's in their "leather, vellums and parchment section.

Cheers,
Barbara


On 10/2/07, Fansler, Robert C. <fanslerc@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Dear Book Arts List-
>
>
>
> Although I am not a beginner at bookbinding (15 years), I am a beginner
> at binding with leather.  I've seen that the purchase of an entire skin
> is expensive- $100+.
>
> Is there a supplier than you could get small pieces of leather for
> bookbinding-say enough for a small book (say 8 x 5")?
>
>
>
> Many thanks in advance,
>
>
>
> Craig Fansler
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>
>
>
>
> R. Craig Fansler
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> Preservation Librarian
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> ZSR Library
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> Wake Forest University
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> P.O. Box 7777
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> Winston-Salem, NC 27109
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> 336.758.5482
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-- 
Barbara Simler
Moon Bindery
Kamloops, BC
www.moonbindery.com

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