Matsuoka, Craig: The Gaff Factory
© 2007 Craig Matsuoka, Fifth Edition
e-book, 77 pages
Available from Lybrary.com

Gaff Factory
Image courtesy Lybrary.com

Comments: A thorough treatise on creating gaff cards, modern and up to date (at least as of 2007!). Color photographs and illustrations.

Contents:

3 Introduction
5 Getting Started
6 Inside the Factory
7 Playing Card Anatomy
8 Water is all Wet
9 Dry Splitting
13 Getting it Together
14 DMT to the Rescue!
15 Materials and Equipment
23 Making Double Facers
23 DMT Preparation
28 Finishing Touches - Corner Rounding
31 Shimmed Cards
35 Split Faces and Backs
36 Invisible Seams - The First Secret
37 Working with Razor Blades
39 Invisible Seams - The Second Secret
45 Invisible Seams - The Third Secret
47 Long Cards
49 Acrobatic Cards
55 Hofzinser's Transparent Cards
57 Erasing Methods
58 Restoring the Finish
59 Toner Transfer Secrets
60 Toner Transfer: Overview
62 Toner Transfer: The Procedure
66 Toner Transfer: Notes and Tips
67 Hofzinser Transparent Cards: Toner Transfer Method
71 Shimmed Cards: Toner Mask
73 Creating Graphics
77 Appendix - Sources & Mfrs


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