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DIY Bookbinding

DIY Bookbinding
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Bookbinding may well be a dying art in this digital age, but you can still learn how to do it yourself with this easy-to-follow ebook. In fact, you can reverse the course of evolution and convert this particular digital specimen into a durable, hand-stitched book that will last for generations. When you’re finished, this ebook will truly be "hands-on."

O'Reilly Senior Editor Brian Sawyer takes you through the process with step-by-step instructions and scores of instructive photographs. All you need to bring to the table are a few simple materials—including magazines you'd like to preserve. Discover how simple, unmessy, fun, and satisfying binding books by hand can be.

  • Print the pages of this ebook or remove the existing cover from a magazine
  • Create signatures and prepare them for stitching
  • Glue the spine
  • Build and attach the cover boards
  • Cover the exterior and interior of the cover boards
Maker Media, Inc; July 2011
34 pages; ISBN 9781449313586
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