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Re: Book snakes

I had never heard of a "book snake" until today, but a few years ago I
filled a 10" long, one-inch tube with BBs, closed the end and had a dandy
weight to keep my books open.

The drapery departments in fabric stores sell (or used to) little lead
balls encased in cotton to slip into the hems of curtains of draperies so
they would hang better. A few rows sewn into a narrow case ought to make a
nice snake, probably heavier than the same length of ball chain.


Betty Storz   storz@mcn.org
Mendocino, CA

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