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Re: [BKARTS] gold stamping problem



This is a problem.  Your going to have to convert it to a pdf and I will try
to redesign it in InDesign.


On 8/17/05 8:44 AM, "Greg" <71514.3705@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi TL,
> 
> I have been in your situation many times.
> 
> The most common accidents are misspellings or perhaps an inverted
> piece of type that goes unnoticed.
> 
> Removing the gold (I assume you were using gold foil not gold leaf)
> can be done pretty well with a product called "goof off". Most
> hardware stores carry it. It comes in a little yellow can with a
> squirt top - something like a cigarette lighter fluid can.
> 
> There is a problem of "delicacy" you will face. DO NOT squirt the
> goof off onto the date stamp.
> 
> Rather, wet the end of a round tooth pick with goof off and scratch
> the date numbers with the wetted end of the tooth pick. Try not to
> get too much fluid between the date numbers. It may also remove color
> or shine from the cloth or leather you have stamped.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> Greg
> 
> 
> 
>> Perhaps someone has an idea how I can salvage a
>> spine label I did: it took three stamps with a
>> Kwikprint: very long title, and the last stamp
>> was the year 2004.  All was lined up and beautiful
>> til I lifted the last stamp and saw that 2004 was
>> very muddy and gold run together.  I tried picking
>> at it to ease off some gold, I tried flanneling,
>> and it just won't 'unmuddy'.  I can't bear to
>> scrap the whole cover and wonder if there is a
>> way to maybe sand off the year and try again or
>> an easier way to get the gold off the existing
>> numbers...  Thanks in advance for any ideas!
>> TL Herbert
>> herbertL@xxxxxxxx
>> 
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