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Re: Folded sheet



It might work....but, if the limit is 81/2x11 why make the sheet larger?


Kathy

Brian Queen wrote:

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>    I need the infinite wisdom this list on this one. I want to make a =
> contribution of a watermarked sheet to a keepsake exchange. Their limit =
> of size is 8 =BD" x 11", however I would like to make a sheet 11" x 17" =
> in size. Is there a bookbinders method of folding a sheet around a board =
> without creasing it?
>   Here's my idea: I glue two sheets of 8 =BD" x 11" foam core together =
> making a board about 3/8" (9.5mm) in thickness. To one of the long sides =
> I glue a 3/8" half round profile of wood or board. An 11" x 17" sheet =
> could then fold over the rounded edge without creasing it. A simple =
> cover of thicker stock would hold the sheet in place against the board.
>
>    Would this idea work? The watermarked sheet is thin so I'm hoping the =
> sheet would open easily enough to view the image. I want the finished =
> assembly to be archival because it will be in a box or folder with other =
> keepsake contributions.=20
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> Brian Queen
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> </SPAN>Here's my idea:=20
> I glue two sheets of 8 =BD" x 11" foam core together making a board =
> about 3/8"=20
> (9.5mm) in thickness. To one of the long sides I glue a 3/8" half round =
> profile=20
> of wood or board. An 11" x 17" sheet could then fold over the rounded =
> edge=20
> without creasing it. A simple cover of thicker stock would hold the =
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> this idea work? The watermarked sheet is thin so I'm hoping the sheet =
> would open=20
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