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Re: [BKARTS] Leather bookbinding guidance



Are you familiar with Volcano Book Arts?  Christine Cox, the owner , does a
lot of books with leather and metal.  Her site is full of supplies and
tutorials and examples.
Lee

----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Witte <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2004 10:33 AM
Subject: Leather bookbinding guidance


> Greetings, sages,
>
> As I progress in my bookbinding studies I gather that working with
> leather is not the same as book cloth or paper. The hints I've read
> suggest that everything from adhesive to tooling and finishing are
> different. Where can I get (simple?) directions for this? Preferably
online.
>
> Specifically, I'm making some post bound albums, a style that I vaguely
> remember being called strawbridge. Anyway, the covers are etched metal
> and I just want to use leather for the hinges and a spine. So, there are
> exposed edges that may benefit from being turned. Leather is thicker
> than paper or cloth and well, just not as flat, so it presents some
> challenges. I'm sure there a a dozen other issues I'm not even aware of,
> yet. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
>
> --
> Scott Witte
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