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I'm taking a Bookbinding class

Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself & Gear Modifications' started by keycutter, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. keycutter

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    mole EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    very cool! i like the blue colour!
     
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    Those are really really cool! Now you have me looking into classes around my area. I MUST do this!
     
  4. keycutter

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    thats awesome you should. its not a terribly expensive thing to get into.
     
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    These are a bookbinders essential tools. Except that curved needle I still haven't used for anything.
     
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    Awesome! I worked at a library for a couple years and got pretty good at repairing and recovering. Nothing like this though!
     
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    we are going to take a field trip to a library soon and learn how to repair books, im excited to learn that skill.
     
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    realy like how the spine of the blue one turned out, I'l have to try this out
     
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    i goth some free time today so...
    its A6 format, i decided to go with hardcover just because of the final look and the paper is normal printing paper 80g/m2
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    awesome please post more pics as you go. ive been slacking i have a bunch of books to photograph and post maybe ill do that in a minute. anyway keep it up im excited to see more
     
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    Looks awesome! I saw an episode of "How It's Made" last night about traditional book-binding. I had no idea so much craft went into it. Good job.
     
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    Thank you! Finished, but only two not so great pic, sorry i was in a hurry
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    I just hope that the creases on the spine will show more with time
     
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    @naynoes Did you finish that bookbinding class
     
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    where do you find a sweet class like that?