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Traditional Bookbinding Technique - Covering in Leather
Traditional Bookbinding Technique - Covering in Leather


 
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By Nick Cowlishaw

2 DVDs in the box

This DVD demonstrates how to select, cut out and pare leather. It shows how to cover a half leather binding in calfskin with marbled paper sides, and how to paste down endpapers. It goes on to show in detail the sequence of operations needed to cover a full leather binding in goatskin.

Contents - Disc 1 - Covering in Leather
Half Binding
Cutting Leather and Paring
Preparing for Covering
Covering

- Attaching the Corners
- Spine Attachment
- Turning In
- Setting the Joints and Caps
Trimmingand Siding
Filling In
Putting Down Endpapers


Contents - Disc 2 - Covering in Leather
Full Binding
Cutting Leather and Paring
- Paring Leather
Preparing for Covering
- Slitting Hollow and Capping it
- Backcornering and Sanding
Covering
- Attaching Cover
- Pleasing the Corners
- Turning In and Setting the Joints
- Tying Up and Setting the Caps
Trimming Out and Filling In
Trimming Endpapers

Nick Cowlishaw served a six year Hand Bookbinding Apprenticeship and has been a professional bookbinder ever since, with fifty years experience of the craft. He taught Craft Bookbinding full time at the London College of Printing for 18 years and part time at Morley College London for a further 14 years. Nick and his wife Charlotte run a small bindery that was established in 1996.

A 10% discount will be applied automatically if all three DVD in the 'Traditional Bookbinding Technique' series are purchased together.

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