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: dust jacket, folio, music binding, manuscript binding, 4 others.
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align angle back edge backbone board beeswax bench bevels binding blank board bookbinding brush bulk carpenter's square clean cloth clean rubbing sheet cloth back clothespin colors cord corner marks cover paper covering material crease Cut a piece Discard the soiled draw the thread dry overnight endsheet flaps flat folder folding needle folding stick fore edge front cover guide marks head and foot headband heavy weights hinge hold hole inch india ink jacket kettlestitch knot kraft paper measuring movable type mull and tapes Paste and attach pencil marks perfect binding Pick piercing board sand sandpaper scored and folded scratch awl sewing frame sewn signatures sharp knife sheet of wastepaper sheet of waxed signa silicon carbide slide Slightly round slipcase smooth snug steel ruler thickness thin tight top edge trim try square tures turnovers twill tape waxed paper inside weights to dry width wooden