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Re: [BKARTS] gold stamping problem



Sorry I sent the wrong message to the wrong person (group)
Dennis


On 8/17/05 10:12 AM, "dennis/marsico" <marsico@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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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marsico@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
412.781.6350

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