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Re: [BKARTS] buying fish skins



I did leather spined binding with an eelskin once. Book was just under a
centimeter thick. Worked like a charm. A salmon can be over a foot long and
several inches wide. There are plenty of books that fit those constraints.
No worries.

p.

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Peter D. Verheyen
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-----Original Message-----
From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jet
Foncannon
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 11:24 AM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] buying fish skins

How can these skins be used in bookbinding?  Even for a spine piece for 
a quarter binding, they wouldn't be sufficiently wide.

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