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Re: [BKARTS] Book Display Stands


Have you considered, rather than structured display stands, using book bean
bags? - just an oblong fabric case roughly the size of the books you intend
to display, and filled with styrofoam beads.
They are easy to make, and very flexible to use, with the bag being plumped
up in different ways depending on which book you are displaying and how you
want it to sit.
If made out of a suitable fabric, than can form a fine background on which
to display books and are light and easy to transport.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Laura Russell" <laura@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 6:46 AM
Subject: Book Display Stands

> Are there any plans out there for making book display stands? I want to
> make a few stands to use at shows that would display my books open kind
> of like those expensive plexiglas book cradles. I would like to make
> them out of something lightweight and portable such as foam core or
> museum board and would prefer that they could be folded or broken down
> for easy transport.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Laura
> ************
> Laura Russell
> Portland, OR
> www.laurarussell.net

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