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Re: [BKARTS] Printing on covers



Epson does make an ink jet printer with permanent waterproof inks. I can't
remember the model number offhand. I believe HP is soon to come out with
their own version, too.


Katie Harper
Ars Brevis Press
Cincinnati, OH
513-233-9588
http://www.arsbrevispress.com





> From: Amrit Bamrah <1809grewal@ROGERS.COM>
> Reply-To: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.philobiblon.com"
> <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
> Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 08:17:49 -0400
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> Subject: Re: Printing on covers
>
> Watch out. Inkjet printing is not weather proof, especially the water. Protect
> the cover from Water and you are in business. I use the transparent Plastic
> self-adhesive sheet you find in a Dollar store, or use laser-printing.
>
> Good luck .
>
> Amrit
>>
>> From: Kathy Wolford <kathleenwolford@YAHOO.COM>
>> Date: 2002/09/25 Wed PM 09:41:38 EDT
>> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>> Subject: Printing on covers
>>
>> It is awesome the way an ink jet printer prints on starched linen book cloth!
>> Someone on this list said something positive about printing the signatures
>> with an ink jet printer, so I thought, "why not the cover?" So, I just
>> lightly glue the top and side edges of the cloth to a sheet of bond and it
>> zips into the printer and Voila! the cover has a title.
>> This is too easy.  Am I missing something (asks Chicken Little)?
>> Now, if I can just figure the best way to attach a nylon dog collar to this
>> cover I will be done.
>>
>>
>>
>> Kathleen S. Wolford, Mineral Springs, Pa., kathleenwolford@yahoo.com
>>
>>
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