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Re: [BKARTS] guard sewn

When you have time please email the pages on guard sewing to:

Thank You
Larry B. Newman
Larry B. Newman Printing Co.
Knoxville, TN

-----Original Message-----
From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Betty Storz
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 10:01 AM
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: guard sewn

I have been making guard-sewn albums using the excellent instructions in
Laurence Town's BOOKBINDING BY HAND, long out of print. You might be
enough to find a used copy on bookfinder.com.

I have scanned the pages on guard sewing and will be glad to send them
any of you who are interested and can receive HTML messages. For those
you who can't, I will be glad to print them and mail them if you will
me your mailing address plus $1 for postage and printing.

You may have to wait a while because I am very busy with other things
can't wait.

Betty Storz

Betty Storz
Repair & Restoration
PO Box 542
Mendocino, CA 95460
707-937-2202   storz@xxxxxxx

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

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Stansell" <CraftBook@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 6:33 AM
Subject: Re: [BKARTS] guard sewn

> A.
> I have never seen it described in "how to" books.  This use of the
> was the first way I ever heard it applied to books.  I had probably
> guard-sewn books and  blankbooks for 25 year before I heard of a
> binding edge applied to a book page being refered to as a "guard."
> The most common type of guard is the "single" or "cut-guard."  It
> four strips of light-weight board (about .025) laid parallel with the
> space being appoximately 1/8" and the two outer spaces somewhat less.
> boards are sandwiched between two strips of cloth.
> One section of a book is sewn to each guard; sewing through the center
> After all the sewctions are sewn onto guards. the guards are folded
> the text-block is costructed by oversewing them all onto tapes. Sewing
> the outer spaces.
> This description gives you only a idea of what guard sewing is. To use
> in binding blankbooks is (I think)  more complex.
> Guards have been used in various ways. If you have ever examined an
> photo album (non-loose leaf) you have probably seen a guard-sewn book.
> Ed Stansell
> <A

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