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Re: Drills for 4-hole stab bindings

XActo used to make a very small drill like the one described below.


On Tue, 2 Sep 1997, Mike Kaylor wrote:

> My favorite tool for thick stab bindings is an old fashioned, egg beater like,
> hand drill. They are still available in hardware stores. I have seen some made
> by Stanley as well as futuristic looking take-offs. I use very small drill
> bits; 1/32. 1/16 & 3/32 work well. I clamp the book with electricians clamps
> from Sears (also avail. in hardware stores) . You can work at any speed you
> like and the drill leaves only a very small excess at the exit point which is
> easily smoothed with a bone folder. I give many Binding workshops for children
> (of all ages) and have great success and lots of fun with these tools.
> Mike Kaylor
> Washington College

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