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lion facing front-view, but I needed more very efﬁciently too! The sheets for all variety, so I added to this the same lion ten books that had been ordered were shown side-view, back-view and sitting printed in about half-an-hour. upright. By the time I had completed the book, I had used 30 illustrations and ﬁlled The cover was printed separately 33 pages. Immediately I realised that because I was using a coloured board, this wasn’t going to work because page Mellotex 180 gsm, which I then matt- sets have to be in fours, but it was soon laminated. Having collated and folded rectiﬁed by condensing some paragraphs the pages, I added the covers and twin- until I had ‘lost’ a page. My book was now stapled the books using my Rapid 106 a very satisfactory 32 pages which would electric stapler. 8mm staples were too be printed duplex on 8 sheets of 160 gsm long and would not sit right, but the 6mm silk paper, plus a separate cover. variety proved satisfactory and held the pages securely. All that was left to do The printing went surprisingly well was to trim the edges on three sides and with not a single misfeed or jam. My Oki the books were ﬁnished. laser printer is very fussy about being told exactly the weight of the stock and My customers were very happy with exactly how it is to be printed, and it the result and with what I charged them, seems to be American in its setup. Was and they now have a surprise present the legal landscape sheet size I was to give to their daughter this Christmas. using Legal 13” or Legal 14”? Doing a Just fancy unwrapping a parcel to ﬁnd a quick conversion to metric, I decided book of stories that you had written back on the latter, with the pages duplexing in your childhood! I will be interested in on the short edge. It all worked, and some feedback.