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Re: Workmate



Hi Bill, I'm the wrong Janice!  But I do use a B/D workbench to hold my
books for rounding--someone taught me years ago atthe Smithsonian when I
took bookbinding in the late 70's/early 80's.  jansapp
----- Original Message -----
From: "William Minter" <WMNTR@AOL.COM>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: Workmate


> Janice,
> I was going to send the following to the:
> BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> But thought you might not want to be bothered by people. You might want to
> send a message, or let me know the maker for inclusion.
> OR, MAYBE you saw the message and decided not to reply?
>
> Bill
> **************************
>
> In a message dated 5/22/01 7:32:23 PM, jimc@MULTCOLIB.ORG writes:
>
> << > >Has anyone ever tried to use a Black & Decker Workmate vice/bench
for
> > >rounding and backing books?
> > >
> > >Any tips for getting the best use out of one? >>
>
> Janice Stagnitto Ellis of Silver Spring, Maryland uses something similar
from
> Sears that is operated by foot rather than with the two hand cranks. And,
as
> mentioned by Peter Verheyen -- "You'll have to make sure that you have
even
> pressure on both ends of the book though" (with the Workmate).
> Janice is very pleased with  her unit. She can be contacted at
> stagellis@email.msn.com
>
> Bill Minter
>
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