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Re: [BKARTS] Question from a new book binder

I use bleached packing tissue from a local shipping
supply house.

--- Ariaya Sylva <ariaya2002@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just started getting into binding my own books.
> I'm interested in
> making as much of the items as I can, and I'm
> working on getting a
> press made for me (love handy boyfriends :-)
> I have to book Japanese Book-Binding by Kojiro
> Ikegami and love it!
> The instructions for making book cloth are really
> easy .. but .. my
> question.
> I can't find japanese papers easily around here
> (South Florida) but
> would like something to practice with.  Could I use
> rice paper or
> regular tissue to make practice cloths with?  Or
> would I just be
> wasting my time?
> I'd appreciate any advise. (or if you know a store
> reletively near West
> Palm that would be great :-)
> Thanks!
> Ariaya

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