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Hand Bookbinding: A Manual of Instruction


Expert, illustrated guide to creating fine books by hand. Materials and equipment, basic procedures, rebinding an old book, more, plus 8 projects: ... Show synopsis

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Very good start

by JWT1 on Mar 14, 2010

This author nails the basics. Wonderful detail in author-drawn figures. No leather, thus hollow backs only. Excellent treatment of rebinding and the making and sewing in of headbands - as opposed to just gluing in of premade ones. If you have basic woodworking skills, you can make all of the necessary ... More


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by Dan7 on Dec 11, 2008

Best book I could find on bookbinding. It contains very simple explanations and procedures that apply to the home hobbyist or anyone who is interested in bookbinding. Most tools and materials the author recommends come with instructions in the back of the book for actually making them, from things as ... More

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