Bookbinding

My sister Jodie introduced me to bookbinding a couple years ago, and I've really enjoyed it since then. Recently, I picked up a copy of Keith Smith's Bookbinding for Book Artists ($39), and would highly recommend it to anyone that is interested in making their own books. It is a most excellent resource that will get you making books without the need for any special or expensive equipment.

Book Pictures


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This is the back side of my first leatherbound book, before trimming the leather

This is the spine of my first leatherbound book, after rounding

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The leatherbound book from the end, pre-trimming

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The leatherbound book from the front

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The spine view of my leatherbound book

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The top view of my leatherbound book, pre-trimming

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Front view of the finished book

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Standing view of the finished book