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Re: Help with a multiple signature binding?
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- Subject: Re: Help with a multiple signature binding?
- From: "Melissa L. Hatalsky" <missyh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 10:49:17 -0400
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Eric and all,
I can not thank you all enough for the tremendous amount of help given. I
now have a few ideas to try. Forgive my ignorance...but I do have more
When I went to the book arts faq (before posting to the list) I looked at
the German bradel Binding...and just assumed that it wouldn't be appropriate
as I am not rounding the spine of these small books....
I know this question will seem really stupid, but here goes.
If I am using a spine cut from the same material as my cover boards, as
opposed to the spine material used in a Rounded back....is this called a
If so.....Eric has given me the courage to try this technique first....and
then move on to try the others for comparison.
I know that a rounded spine adds additional strength and integrity to the
book as opposed to not rounding the spine ( at least I think I remember
reading that somewhere)...what is the delineation of thickness where
rounding is not necessary? In other words....should I be rounding on a
small 5 section sewing whose spine thickness is approximate 1/4 to 3/8 inch
With much gratitude,