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Sculpted leather covers
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Sculpted leather covers
- From: Artemis BonaDea <paradux@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 20 Apr 1998 23:05:23 -0700
- Message-id: <199804210648.XAA20944@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.edu>
- Organization: North Bound Books
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: On the web at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I am interested in attempting a sculpted leather binding. I am not
sure just *what* to put under the leather. I discussed this with a
clerk at my local art store and he suggested Sculptey, a clay that
can be formed, baked at a low temp and then drilled and sanded.
I worry about the long term effect of a product like this. Does
anyone have any ideas about this - or perhaps a better idea.
Thanks in advance for the help.
North Bound Books