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Re: a rookie question



I think I remember getting a heavy weight acid free black paper from Dillard
Paper Company a number of years ago.  I don't know if it's still available
or not.  I do know that the color seemed to fade with time.
Virginia Turnbull
-----Original Message-----
From: jane m brown <brownjm@MUSC.EDU>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Friday, October 15, 1999 8:20 AM
Subject: Re: a rookie question


>Pat,
>can you use something besides the *black paper traditionally used in
>old-fashioned photo books*?  This paper is very acid and reacts unfavorably
>with the photos and any paper, clippings and such, which one might
>put in the album.
>
>I have used 70# paper for albums, but have gotten away from black and use a
>cream colored paper which I find very pleasant and can be obtained in
>ph neutral which will not react with the contents of the album.
>
>For spacers I use strips of the album paper inserted in the spine area
>of the stab binding.
>
>Best wishes on your project
>
>Jane Brown
>brownjm@musc.edu
>
>--On Fri, Oct 15, 1999 7:32 AM +0000 Pat Sorbini <Moonztruk@AOL.COM> wrote:
>
>> Well, here's a couple of basic questions to bring the level of discussion
>> down with a bang, but I really need you guys. I want to make small photo
>> albums (about 7X9) bound on the short side, stab binding. What is that
>> black paper traditionally used in old-fashioned photo books?I checked my
>> sample books and an 80lb classic laid paper loooked right as a swatch,
>> but I have other paper that weight that feels too stiff for pages. Is
>> there a special paper made for this purpose? Also, what would you do for
>> spacers in the binding of an album this size? I'm thinking of about 20
>> pages.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> pat
>>
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