David from www.SilverClefMusic.com writes: While it is fascinating and wonderfully educational to learn all these DIY Bookbinding techniques, I have a situation that needs a unique solution. Perhaps all the fine minds here can suggest something. Music publishers, particularly self-publishers which are an ever-growing segment of the industry, often need to bind music scores that […]
My wife, Ellen Seltz, is a writer who has created a vintage style mystery series based on a character named Edmund Mottley. I decided to create a chapbook of one of her short stories – Mister Mottley and the Key of D.
Want some insights into commercial bookbinding? Take a look at this video I found recently called “Americans at Work” that was produced back in 1961 by the AFL-CIO union. The video shows the bookbinding process in an early 1960’s bindery and highlights the tasks involved in the process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_Or7wetXQs After a very short introduction about […]
I recently recorded this DIY Bookbinding video tutorial showing how to create a simple origami mini-booklet from a single sheet of paper. This is a fun craft project to do with kids and makes a great book-themed school activity. Primary skills required are paper folding and simple cutting. Applying glue is optional, but something I […]