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Re: [BKARTS] cheap & easy substitute bone folders



I have bone  and plastic folders in many sizes and shapes but,  when I can't
find any of them in a hurry, I substitute something that everyone has at
hand and it doesn't cost a dime: the flat side of my thumb nail.

It works.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jen Loewen" <jeloewen@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 7:02 AM
Subject: [BKARTS] cheap & easy substitute bone folders

> Hi,
>
> I'm teaching a one hour bookbinding class to first year drawing
> class.  There are 24 students in the class and don't have enough bone
> folders for them all.  I have some old knifes that I think will work
> for ripping, but I'm looking for an inexpensive way to substitute the
> bone folders.  I'm teaching them a pamphlet binding, which the will
> have to fold and rip a large piece of drawing paper.  This is a one
> time teaching gig so I don't want to make a big investment, in fact,
> I'd prefer not to spend any money
>
> Any suggestions?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jen

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