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The Handmade Book

3.89 of 5 stars 3.89  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  3 reviews
This excellent introduction to the art of making books by hand includes everything a crafter needs to develop proficient bookmaking skills. Multi-section books with wooden spines, double-fold books, books with multiple bindings, and distinctive photography albums are just some of the concepts shown here. In all, 13 meticulously presented projects provide ample material for ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by New Holland (first published January 4th 2000)
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Robert Beveridge
Angela James, The Handmade Book (Story Publishing, 2000)

A thin, information-packed craft volume, The Handmade Book contains a number of projects for those who'd like to (as you can probably guess from the title) make their own books. Everything is spelled out, and the text is lavishly illustrated to give you extra guidance. Note that we're not talking “regular”-shaped books here, but all sorts of interesting ideas, some of which might not fit on your bookshelves. Great ideas to be had. ****
Crystal
A simpler approach great for beginners. Too bad I never have time (nor the workshop) to work from it.
Diane
Apr 03, 2010 Diane is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crafts
the wooden boards book is kind of cool. p.56
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