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Re: [BKARTS] couple quick questions



Die cut the sheets on the press.

MayKitten
--- Kristen Kakos <kbk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> i've got a quick couple of questions about bookbinding.  i've
> bound about
> 6 books (yup! still a beginner!) on linen tape, and am
> working now on
> learning some Keith Smith exposed spine types of bindings.
>
> question 1 -- when do you *need* a cradle?  i've never used
> one, and even
> though i've been told i need one, i don't see exactly when i
> need it...?
>
> question 2 -- i have an idea to make a book which, when
> opened, has a
> rectangular hole cut through every sheet of paper.  this
> would be for
> putting a pen inside the book to take with you. the book
> would be large
> enough so that the rectangle went lengthwise across the top
> or bottom of
> the book, so that the short end would be towards the spine.
> (little
> diagram below)
>
> any idea what the best way would be to cut that hole?
>
> ______________TOP______
>           S|  _______  |
>   LEFT    P| |_______| |
>   COVER   I|           |
>           N|           |
>           E|           |
>            |           |
>            |           |
> ___________|___________|
>                Bottom
>
> thanks for any advice!
>
> - kristen
>
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