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Michael Jacobs


B10. Creative Correspondence -- Book List
C10. Offbeat Books -- Book List

No recommended books for these classes

Michael's Books and DVDs:
B2674. Cards that Pop-up, Flip & Slide. $19.99. JNB $17.99. Your pre order price with the 10% discount $16.16.
B2799. Books Unbound. $22.99. JNB $19.99 Your pre order price with the 10% discount $17.99.
DVD34. Art Unscripted. $29.95
DVD32. Paper Transformations. Pre-order! S29.95.


Supplies for Both Classes
SUPPLIES FOR BOTH CLASSES: Basic Tool Kit; 0.5 mm mechanical pencil with 2-H lead; utility knife; extra blades for knife and X-acto; stapler; bookbinder's awl OR push pin; bone folder; needle and one spool (or more) strong thread (waxed linen, carpet, etc.); scrap papers to protect work surface; 2 pieces mat board 5 ½" square; 3 pieces thin cardboard or chipboard 4" square; 10 text weight decorated papers 8½"x11"or larger (paste, marbled, sponged, wrapping, etc.); 30 text weight papers for pages, 8½" x 11" (assorted colors, textures); misc. beads, strings, yarns, feathers, trinkets, etc., to use as collage elements on finished projects; plastic bag for trash.

OPTIONAL: Three-sided architect's ruler with 1/16" scale.

B10. Creative Correspondence-- Supplies
NEED TO BRING: Basic supply kit listed above; one roll ½" wide double-stick tape (with protective peel-off backing); 30 sheets 65-80 lb cardstock, 8½" x 11" (assorted colors, textures); small decorative papers.

C10. Offbeat Books -- Supplies
NEED TO BRING: Basic supply kit listed above; 25 sheets 65-80 lb cardstock, 8½"x11" (assorted colors, textures); 10 sheets plain, white computer paper, 8½"x11."


S347. Bookbinding Awl
Bookbinding Awl
3-1/4".

For punching holes in signatures. Finer shaft than our other awl (S255).



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S310. 35/3 Linen Thread 50 yards
Unbleached Linen Thread from the UK.
100% Flax / Linen. Unwaxed. 35/3. 50 yards

Because of its strength, linen thread is used to sew signatures in bookbinding. It is often lightly waxed with beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)

All measurements are approximate!
12/3 = 1mm thickness
18/3 = 0.6mm thickness
35/3 = 0.4mm thickness



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