[Table of Contents] [Search]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [BKARTS] tippins?

You tip in a sheet of paper, or even a signature, by running a narrow
line of adhesive ( 1/8" usually) along the spine edge of the sheet and
adhering it to another sheet or signature's spine edge. If it's sewn on,
as mentioned below, it isn't tipped. (In my opinion!)


On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:31:25 -0400 R John Miller
<R_John_Miller@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Earl, 
> To Tip - in means to take a single page, loose that is, and to 
> fasten it
> somehow to the signature of a book.  This is most often done with 
> plates and
> tissue paper and is accomplished by using guards, little 1/4" strips 
> of
> paper either glued or sewn (a la Keith Smith, whose non-adhesive 
> methods I
> adore.) And good book on Bookbinding will show you what it means to 
> tip-in.

  Please note that attachments to listserv messages are not permitted,
            and are automatically removed by the listserver.
For all your subscription questions, go to the Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
         See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information.

[Subject index] [Index for current month] [Table of Contents] [Search]


Search BookArts Archives

This page last changed: May 19, 2009