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How to Bind a Book in Leather
The library is filled with big, old books with Yellow Pages and worn edges.
Learning how to bind a book in leather is not as difficult as it seems.
The pride of crafting a book by hand is worth the effort. Leather-
Bound books are often used as journals or personal gifts and can be used in any document.
Place the book on the leather skin and wrap the cover tightly.
It should be something big enough to be completely wrapped on the cover, spine and back cover of the book.
The top and bottom edges and the side of the cover must be four times the thickness of the book board (Actual book).
If the book board is 1/4-
Inch thick, allow 1-
An inch of leather is everywhere.
Mark the outline of the book cover, back cover and spine with a pen on the leather skin.
Measure four times the width of the book board around with a ruler.
Use a tool knife to cut the shape of the book skin from the leather skin.
Connect the glue to the trunk.
This is made of a book board and is a piece that supports the spine.
Place the backbone in the center of the leather skin, between the front and the back cover.
Cover the trunk with sheets and press on the leather cover with a bone folder.
Apply the glue to the cover, which is the entire surface area the book will go.
Place the cover of the book on the cover leather cover.
Put a piece of paper on the book, wipe the bone folder on it, and then apply the glue.
Apply the glue to the back leather cover of the book and the entire surface of the back of the book.
Place the back cover of the book on the back leather cover.
Put a cover on top of the book and rub the bone folder on it for glue bonding.
At the corner of the 45-cut leather coverdegree angles.
Glue the top edge of the leather book cover, and then fold the edge to the book board.
Apply weight before the leather cover of the book dries.