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Re: Leather Paring



Uri--

I've had good luck with these folks:

Hohenforst Splitting Co. Inc.
152 W. Fulton St.
Gloversville NY l2078
5l8-725-0012

Delia


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From: "Uri Kolodni" <kolodni@ACTCOM.CO.IL>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2001 3:22 PM
Subject: Re: Leather Paring


> Richard, thank you for your advice. What I had in mind is a place =
where I might send the skin
> to be machined pared instead of working with the spoke shave. I'm =
talking about a 60 by 40 cm
> piece, and I might have three more (larger) books to be bound for the =
same client, who likes
> his skins very thin.....
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> Uri
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> Richard Minsky wrote:
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> > Depending on how you do your leather binsing, a spokeshave (for =
overall paring) or a kinfe
> > (for edge paring or headcap paring) will do. When I do (traditional =
laced-in board)
> > leather binding, I use a modified French knife and pare only the =
areas by the endcaps. The
> > rest of the leather remains full thickness. It makes a very durable =
binding with neat
> > endcaps.
> >
> > I sometimes use this method for case-binding, and fill in the boards =
between the turn-ins
> > with with 2-ply museum  board. I do a hollow back case with slits at =
the head and tail of
> > the hollow for the turn-ins, and leave enough extra leather out to =
form endcaps. That way
> > I get a case binding with a french groove that has endcaps like a =
real (laced-in) binding.
> >
> > --
> >
> >  Richard
> >  http://www.minsky.com
> >  http://www.centerforbookarts.org
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> Uri Kolodni
> Bookbinding & Restoration
> 6 Hovevey Zion St.
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> Israel
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