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Handmade books, leather books, leather book binding, crafts with pictures, diy. To protect books that get thrown around, like my camping grounds guide book, i like to cover them in leather. After taking apart some old books, gleaning what i could from bookbinding manuals at the library. The process remains the same as a standard case binding in the sense that a sewn text block usually in sections, will be cased inside the cover. Using a popsicle stick, spread the glue so that it. Thread the leather through the slits, leaving a 12 inch tail on the inside of the cover.
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Whether youre an avid writer and only use beautifully bound leather journals, or collect rare leather bound books, proper care of your beautiful tomes is important to ensure a long shelf life. Open the book and squeeze some glue onto the inside of the books spine, where the pages have pulled away. Last year i wrote a fairly popular guide on leather binding paperbacks. As a unique reference work, this manual belongs on the shelves.
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