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Re: Book making techniques


From: Karen Chilman (ChilArt_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 16:02:51 PDT

I've used large nails (16 penny) I think and hammers to make the holes. Use
magazines or old newspapers underneath to soften the blow. Middle schoolers
loved this part!
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From: "croberts" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2002 4:56 PM
Subject: Book making techniques

> Need some help on book making.
> I want my students to make their own sketchbooks and I want them to sew
> together.
> How do I make the holes in the paper...or what is the best way to do this?
> I've made them before, but they were small enough that we could use a
> long-arm stapler. This time, I want the books to be 9x12".
> Any tips, hints, etc. would be appreciated...
> Carolyn
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