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TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« on: May 21, 2011, 06:34:55 PM »
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More books are printed every year, read and discarded. Even though many are taken to charity shops, they mostly go unsold and the charities have to pay for the books to be sent to landfill. For example 10,000 books a week from one charity will go to waste. There is currently no infrastructure set up to recycle the paper from books because the paper is low grade and the glue on the spine must be removed

So, I have reused one to make a hollow book for my KINDLE :)
Click on the link to see the tutorial on my blog
http://smittenkittende.blogspot.com/2011/05/operation-kindle-2-how-to-make-hollow.html

 
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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2011, 07:21:32 PM »
These are great aren't they!!..brilliant instructions!!.. ;D

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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2011, 07:28:46 PM »
Thanks Georgie ... thanks for a positve response  :-*

(i know that not many people agree with defacing books, and I have already had to suffer some disagreements with my blog post about this project :-[ :'( now making me feel all guilty,)
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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2011, 08:20:15 PM »
I think it's a fantastic idea! I love it great way to upcycle!  ;D
Clever you  ;D ;D
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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2011, 08:21:33 PM »
Upcycling! i love that word! ;D
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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2011, 09:59:09 PM »
OOOHH NOOO...REALLY!!?...I'm a lover of books but could see nothing wrong with the one that you chose for your instructions!!..don't feel guilty though, you given them a good home& if you want to send the excess pages to me I'll make some script flowers!.. ;D

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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2011, 10:39:52 PM »
Wow what an excllent idea. I adore books and defacing them is a no no but I dont see this as defacement at all.
Brill idea Nic xxx
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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2011, 09:18:28 AM »
This is just perfect, I don't see it as defacing to be quite honest, it's just a bit of arty fartyness and I love it! I'm going to make one! Sucks that I'm going to have to wait til I'm home from uni.  Thank you very much for this tutorial, it's brilliant! :D

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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2011, 10:00:57 AM »
Thanks Gals!
You are all so fabulous, for such wonderful comments :)

Please remember to show me if you do make one!
I'd love to see ;D

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Re: TUTORIAL - How to make a Hollow Book
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2011, 10:47:41 AM »
That's brilliant, thanks for sharing Nic xx