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Re: [BKARTS] "in sheets"



Volcano Book Arts carries some books in sheets.
Lee

----- Original Message -----
From: Ehud Yaniv <eyaniv@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 1:29 AM
Subject: "in sheets"

> Hi everyone,
>
> I am new to the list and am just starting to learn bookbinding.  I have
done
> one book using medieval bookbinding techniques, and wooden covers, which
> turned out OK.  I have also done some simple book forms on my own and have
a
> text block for a codex sewn up and covers cut.  I think I am hooked here.
>
> In the next two weeks I am signing up for the correspondence course from
> CBBAG - Bookbinding 1.
>
> For my projects, I would love to actually bind some books in sheets but
they
> seem to be scare on the internet or too expensive for a beginner to use.
I
> tried Timkra which was the only name I know but he is no longer in the
> business.  This leaves me with a problem.
>
> Can anyone recommend simple software for formatting pages so that they can
> be printed into signatures?  Or, can anyone recommend a source of books in
> sheets for purchase?
>
> I know these things have come up a number of times but have not been able
to
> find an answer to use from the archives.
>
> Thanks
>
> Ehud
> A school teacher waiting for the first pay check to learn bookbinding.
>
> PS:  While I asked for inexpensive software for making quartos etc., I
will
> consider buying more expensive software as they often have educator
> discounts.
>

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