Re: VA whalebone ironing board
- Ok, one more question. Was the board finished with anything that gave it a high gloss? or was it just stained and then left alone?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Terri Morgan" <online2much@...> wrote:
> > I was not so much thinking marking from a <heated>
> > smoother, just from the smoother in general. Does it
> > leave any kind of grooves or indentations?
> Not so far. I use it to create sharp folds while sewing flat-fell seams so
> for each swipe it is usually gliding over two layers of fabric, one
> folded-over layer, and the board itself. I think if it were to create a
> groove it would have done so in the area where the folded-over edge of the
> fabric was lying next to the bare surface of the board. So far that hasn't
> been a problem.
- --- In email@example.com, bsrlee <bsrlee2@...> wrote:
>Actually everyone I know, that has a copy, reports the copy is falling apart(mine included). Really bad binding for a book that wasn't cheap.
> I did a bit of digging around the Oxbow site. The Pre-order discount is
> 20% - 48 pounds instead of 60.
> Also, the new edition is being bound as 2 parts like 'Weapons of Warre',
> which makes it much easier to handle and should contribute to the
> longevity of the book, my old one volume copy is getting somewhat loose
> in the binding.