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Re: [BKARTS] rebinding a broken paperback binding



Check here for finishing press.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=6921279914

also do a search on ebay for

cabinetmaker bookpress

in title and description and it will show 4  auctions for various equipment.

Jim


----- Original Message -----
From: "Abi Sutherland" <abi@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: rebinding a broken paperback binding


> > >Which brings me to this query:
> > >My next "big" investment will be in a finishing press.
>
>
> > I've seen home made versions that make use of carriage bolts
> > and wing nuts.  Google image search shows this one
>
> Instructions for making a variety of finishing presses using carriage
bolts
> or threaded rod and wing nuts, or antique clamps if you have them, on my
> site:
> http://bookweb.sunpig.com/equipment/wkpress.htm
>
> Two important things if making such a press yourself:
> 1.  Make sure the grain of the wood all runs the same way, so if things
warp
> slightly they "cup" one another
> 2.  Make sure the cheeks are *absolutely even* before drilling for your
> threaded rods
>
>
> Abi
> abi@xxxxxxxxxx
> http://www.bookweb.sunpig.com
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>
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                       Spring[binding]Hath Sprung
         Worldwide Springback Bind-O-Rama and Online Exhibition
            Full information at <http://www.philobiblon.com>
                   ENTRY DEADLINE -- September 1, 2004

      Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive at: <http://www.philobiblon.com>
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