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Re: [BKARTS] Book Board Question



Hi Bill,

Hollanders sells binders board, and will cut it to size for you. Here is the
url:

http://www.hollanders.com/supplies/BrowseCategory.aspx?CategoryID=5ad1f6e1-9151-4454-94b0-fbe566c65c6f

Best,
Barbara


On 4/11/08, Bill Roberts <bill@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Hello,
> I'm new here and have just started making hardcover books after 5 years of
> publishing saddle stitched paperbound books (www.bospress.net).
>
> My question has probably been asked many times before so my apologies.
>
> I'm looking for a way to buy Davey Board (1/10") that is pre-cut to say 9"
> x
> 6".   I recently bought 15 sheets from Talas and had it cut on a large
> hydraulic paper cutter (I know, shame on me...)   It worked pretty well,
> except some of the edges have beveled and some of the finished pieces are
> slightly out of square.   I was there when he cut it and know that he did
> his best, but I think that this just put too much pressure on the cutter
> (he
> cut 15 sheets at a time....
>
> I can make the boards that I have here work, but I'm looking to the future
> and a desire to have perfectly cut, square pieces.    I make about 30 hard
> covers every two months, so having a stock of precut pieces would be
> great.
> I cannot take the time to cut each piece individually myself as that would
> be too much effort and I would likely not get a perfectly square cut at
> the
> end of the day.
>
> Is there anywhere that anyone knows of that I can order Davey board cut to
> these sizes?
>
> Again, apologies to the list for this newbie question.
>
> Thanks and all best,
> Bill
> Bottle of Smoke Press
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Bradley, Allen
> Sent: Friday, April 11, 2008 10:04 AM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] lying press & plough history
>
> Though this doesn't answer the history of the plough question, I've been
> using a stationary disc sander to trim edges.  Like other systems, you can
> take off too much in a hurry.  Below is a link for the Delta model I have.
>
> http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=5537&filter=sander
>
> ab
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mark
> Arend
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:07 PM
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [BKARTS] lying press & plough history
>
> Anyone know when the lying press & plough was developed for trimming book
> edges?  I looked through my books and found a picture from the 1700's but
> does the technology go back much earlier?  And was anything used to trim
> before then?
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Mark Arend
> Oshkosh Wisc.
>
>
>
>
>
> Outside of a dog a book is man's best friend.  Inside of a dog it's too
> dark
> to read.
>                         ---Groucho Marx
>
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-- 
Barbara Simler
Moon Bindery
Kamloops, BC
http://moonbindery.etsy.com
http//:moonbindery.blogspot.com

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