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Re: [BKARTS] Searching for light paper



Jessica,
There is an XpedX in Quincy and also in Worcester that has almost every type
of paper you can imagine.  Plus, they have samples and a knowledgeable
staff, so you can get their input and then take samples to your printer to
try.

HTH,
Ann
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jessica P. Hekman" <jphekman@ARBORIUS.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 1:15 PM
Subject: [BKARTS] Searching for light paper


> I have a book in PDF format, and I'd like to take it to a printer to have
> it printed and cut to size, and then bind it myself. The printer that I'm
> considering has only very heavy paper for his laser printer (I'm guessing
> 25 lbs or so), but says that the printer can take paper as light as 16
> lbs; I would just have to supply the paper, as they don't carry paper that
> light.
>
> I'm at a loss as to where to find a small amount (hopefully less than a
> thousand sheets) of such paper. I tried Stapes and OfficeDepot; the only
> paper close to that weight that they carry (15 lbs and 18 lbs) is
> perforated. I'm looking for paper similar in color and feel to the paper
> in a generic paperback book.
>
> Does anyone have any ideas where I could look? I'm willing to order
> online, but physical stores in the Boston or Providence areas would be
> fine too.
>
> Thanks,
> Jessica
>
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