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Re: [BKARTS] Wooden Covers?

I just finished a dissertation for a client using inlaid veneer in a calf
binding. I was very pleased with the result. I don't have the pic posted,
but if you would like to see the result, email me.

Vernon Wiering

on 6/12/03 2:33 PM, Kara Sjoblom at ksjoblom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am rebinding a book in a completely different manner
> than its original incarnation. I am doing a coptic
> binding with wooden covers (it was a commercially
> printed book).
> Anyway, I'd like to know what people like to use for
> wooden covers. I will probably doing a lot of staining
> or painting and adding embellishments to the cover,
> and I want it to have kind of an ancient look.
> So if you have a favorite type of wood (or source) you
> like to use for books, I'd love to hear about what
> works well for you. I don't mind if it cracks a
> little, but of course I don't want the whole cover to
> break entirely in half!
> Kara
> http://www.karasjoblom.com

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