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Endbands

After edge decoration, the next thing I’m doing is sewing on headbands/endbands. The normal sequence used to be that boards were laced on before endbands were attached….but I prefer to do it the other way round. 561 more words

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Trimming the textblock

Sometimes it is considered inappropriate to trim a book, particularly so if it has historical significance or maybe where it is printed on handmade paper with a deckle edge.  76 more words

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More on Rounding and Backing and Backing Boards

 Its worth drawing attention again to Vivien Frank’s post headed Better Kettles. If an ordinary reef knot or square knot is used to tie the sewing thread having exited the second section, it can form a small but troublesome bump. 413 more words

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Wolf Man Origins

John Jameson was not your typical test pilot of astronaut. He had a significant secret. A life-altering, mind-blowing secret. Occurring every full moon, John Jameson would become Wolf Man. 204 more words

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Wolf Man's Amazing Super Powers

While John was on a secret mission to the moon, he found a rare, beautiful red gemstone which he felt compelled to bring back to Earth. 179 more words

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Rounding and backing

Having tipped the endpapers to the loose guards …and the other side of the guards to the front of the next section, I’m ready to glue up the spine.  560 more words

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