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Re: [BKARTS] page hinging material



My original message referred to "linen" tape. My mistake! The material is
cambric cloth tape, cotton not linen, but strong nevertheless. It is
available from Gaylord, online , or at:

:800-448-6160

Ungummed White Cambric Tape
Order # CC-WC4T  4" X 25yds        $16.85ea

Good luck,
Betty

Betty Storz
Repair & Restoration
PO Box 542
Mendocino, CA 95460

"An education without common sense
is nothing more than a bunch of books
on the back of an ass!"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Betty Storz" <storz@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] page hinging material

> I don't recommend using any pressure sensitive or heat setting tapes for
> hinges because I just do not trust their reliability. Rather, I use the
> ungummed white linen tape sold in 4" rolls by Gaylord. It is strong,
> archival and may be cut into strips of the length and width necessary for
> the particular job. It can be made heat setting by coating one side with
PVA
> ,  letting it dry and ironing it on when the strip is in place. I would
coat
> the length of tape and let it dry before cutting the strips into widths.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rena K. Oldham" <Tornpaperbooks@xxxxxxx>
> To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 7:51 AM
> Subject: [BKARTS] page hinging material
>
>
> > I am looking for material (Tape) to hinge pages in a handmade photo
album.
> I
> > need something acid free, archival, permanent, heat setting or pressure
> > sensitive tape, something along the line of pellon (I suppose I could
use
> > pellon but am unsure if it is acid free or permanent)  The pages in the
> album
> > will be heavy watercolor paper so the material must be strong but not
too
> > stiff when doubled for the hinge.  Any help you could give would be
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > Rena
> >

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