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Re: VA whalebone ironing board

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  • Geirfold
    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?
    Message 1 of 32 , May 24, 2013
      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 medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, "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.
      >
      >
      > Hrothny
      >
    • Ralph
      ... 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. Ralg AnTir
      Message 32 of 32 , Jun 4, 2013
        --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, bsrlee <bsrlee2@...> wrote:
        >
        > 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.
        >

        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.

        Ralg
        AnTir
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