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Re: [BKARTS] Wooden Covers?



I've made clay and polymer clay covers. It's a challenge, but quite effective.

Patrice

At 12:19 PM 06/13/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>Along this line of thinking - has anyone ever made clay covers for books?
>What has been your experience with this?  Susanne Martin (the one in North
>Carolina)
>
>
>>From: Kara Sjoblom <ksjoblom@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [BKARTS] Wooden Covers?
>>Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 11:33:48 -0700
>>
>>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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