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Re: [BKARTS] Shipping large sheets of paper



Thank you to everyone who responded to my question. Looks like flat packing
is the way to go.

Barbara


On 1/18/08, mmpomeroy <mmpomeroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> If you order a lot it is OK to have it shipped in a flat pack and have it
> arrive in "flat" condition.  Paper and Ink Arts sends it in a flat pack
> with
> wooden buffers.  But a few sheets usually arrive damaged because they
> haven't got enough support.  I'm talking 30 or more.   The rolls tend to
> be
> so large they can't find a big enough tube and then they get damaged on
> the
> edges if they just roll them in paper.  Good luck.  Marlene
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Barbara
> Simler
> Sent: January 18, 2008 7:37 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [BKARTS] Shipping large sheets of paper
>
> I've been buying text paper for my  books from a local supplier, but they
> don't have Arches text wove, so I'm planning to order some. The sheets are
> 25" x 40", and the supplier I've been talking to (Talas) can either send
> it
> in flat packaging or rolled.  I'm wondering if any of you have advice as
> to
> the best way to have it sent so that it arrives in good shape.
> The reason I ask is that I ordered large sheets of paper through the mail
> once before (through a different supplier), and when I got the paper, it
> had
> all sorts of creases from having been banged around while being shipped.
> I'm
> sure that Talas will make every effort to package the paper properly, but
> after my earlier experience, I'm feeling a bit cautious, and would
> appreciate hearing about your experiences...
>
>
> Barbara
>
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Barbara Simler
> > Moon Bindery
> > Kamloops, BC
> > http://moonbindery.etsy.com
> > http//:moonbindery.blogspot.com
>
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Barbara Simler
Moon Bindery
Kamloops, BC
http://moonbindery.etsy.com
http//:moonbindery.blogspot.com

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