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How Do I Hand Score Card Stock With A Bone Folder?

October 17, 2019


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35 Comments

  • Reply girlx031 February 17, 2011 at 2:20 am

    When you make the score line. Do you fold the paper so the score line is on the inside of the paper or the outside of the paper?

  • Reply LCI Paper Video Page February 23, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    The bump side of the score line should be on the inside of the paper when folded.

  • Reply dreamgirl1962 August 28, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Thanks, that was very helpful. I make a lot of cards on my computer and when I fold the cardstock paper by hand, I get wrinkles. I going to get me a bone folder asap. (:

  • Reply MiraJL November 22, 2011 at 4:34 am

    Not gonna lie, you just saved my butt! I was about to throw out my card stocks and just get my programs professionally done hahaha

  • Reply karen kaeble January 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm

    I definetly need a bone folder!

  • Reply Tony Vo March 11, 2012 at 4:58 am

    Thank YOU!! SO HELPFUL!!!

  • Reply Jim Harmon March 15, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    Thank you, exactly what I wanted to know

  • Reply Fyretiger1 May 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    But what do you mean by "the bump side"? I did a google search specifically to find out which side of the page you PLACE the score line on … and this did video did not address that.

  • Reply LCI Paper Video Page May 14, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    See the video description. We added another link to a video that may better explain your question.

  • Reply Sarah Ballew July 16, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    when you score the paper the side you press down on gets an indent, the other side gets a bump. The bump goes inside the fold.

  • Reply Fyretiger1 July 16, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    Thanks! Now my life's complete.

  • Reply C July 18, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    You would look like Britney Spears if you dyed your hair and put some makeup on!!

  • Reply nowrissa July 29, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    Do you score card stock before or after put in the printer pc ?

  • Reply Sarah October 16, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    pfft, im still using my fingers to score my paper i dont care if its "crisp"

  • Reply Almir Sahinovic November 5, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    It would make more sense to do it after it comes out of the printer just so everything is aligned correctly. But it shouldn't really matter

  • Reply AttiliusO4 November 30, 2013 at 11:31 am

    That's exacly what I was looking for. Thanks.

  • Reply hareem abbasi December 12, 2013 at 4:44 am

    Can I buy it from staples a bone folder please reply me has possible has you can

  • Reply Mary Holloway August 23, 2015 at 12:18 am

    LCI, how do I score for quarter fold? I'm thinking use the tool down the 11" side of the stock, but NOT through the original score?

  • Reply Zource C.S September 3, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    where can I get those kind of cards? I couldn't find a perfect one so far.

  • Reply Les G. December 4, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    Thank you. I was not sure what side to keep inside or outside. Now I know.

  • Reply Carl Hammill December 6, 2015 at 11:26 am

    we find bone folders don't really give a professional score. You need straight metal edge and compression to deliver desired results.

  • Reply 525Lines December 7, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    You should also run down the folded outer edge of the card with the bone folder to further sharpen that crease.

  • Reply Tattoo3d Cowboy December 21, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    what I find best is instead of a bone folder, use the tips of an rca cable (the yellow, white red cables to plug into TVs, dvds etc). The little metal tips make perfect creases and do not tear or smudge the cardstock even if its already pre printed.

  • Reply Str8TrutH January 14, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    Thank you for sharing! This method will help much.

  • Reply Jay kay March 24, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    Hi! I was wondering if it would be the same process if you were folding, say, 10 pages at once? To make something like a small pamphlet? Thanks for the video by the way!

  • Reply Nancy Edelstein May 8, 2017 at 2:37 am

    do you fold the already scored paper away from the score, or into it?

  • Reply Jina Samulka September 2, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    Great video……Thank you!

  • Reply post-buttwave September 27, 2017 at 5:08 am

    with the heavier down you gotta bone down hard

  • Reply Josh Stabler October 20, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    I could see a "thumbs down" for a stupid video about road rage or something, but what is there to "thumbs down" about this? Lol! I'm sending a "thumbs up" just to spite those weirdos.

  • Reply Goodman Photography February 14, 2019 at 1:30 am

    use a glass cutter. has a metal wheel that wont push around ink like a bone folder

  • Reply ROBBIE BUNGE February 25, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Thanks. Wish I could afford a scoring board. So expensive in South Africa

  • Reply Stanley Fernandes March 6, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    hey you look beautiful

  • Reply Rev. Pop September 19, 2019 at 10:50 pm

    Love it. I was taught by a scribe (Torah maker) to use small and large spoons!

  • Reply badblonde3 October 16, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    I was just e-mailing your company w/ this very question (although I am using vellum), so this video is perfect for m! thnx

  • Reply GrapefruitAndChaiTea October 17, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Wait a minute… 113 pounds?

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