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Traditional Bookbinding Technique - Forwarding
Traditional Bookbinding Technique - Forwarding


 
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By Nick Cowlishaw - Vimeo Video Promotion

2 DVDs in the box

This DVD carefully shows the various stages in forwarding a book from folded sections up to the covering stage. Some of the techniques demonstrated are sewing on a frame, rounding and backing, two and three colour endband sewing and board attachment. The covering of the book is demonstrated on the third DVD in the series, Covering in Leather.

Contents - Disc 1 - Forwarding
Endpapers and Board Preparation
Sewing
- Marking out the Spine for Sewing
- Setting the Sewing Frame
- Plaiting a skein of Thread
- Sewing the Sections of the Book
- The Weaver's Knot
- Removing the Book Block from the Frame
- Sewing on the Endpapers
Spine Preparation
- Reducing Spine Swell
- Tipping down Endpapers and Sections
- Spine Gluing
Edge Trimming

Contents - Disc 2 - Forwarding
Rounding and Backing
Board Cutting and Attachment
- Cutting the boards
- Preparing for board attachment
- Board attachment
Endbands
- Two Colour Sewing
- Three Colour Sewing
Spine Lining
- Hollow back
- Raised Bands

Covering in Leather, the third in this series, takes the bookbinding process to the next stages of preparing for covering, and covering a half binding in calfskin leather and a full binding in goatskin.

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.

2 DVDs totalling spproximately 150 minutes, Multi Regional, PAL, 16:9 format

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Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

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4 of 5 Great Instruction, low quality production August 10, 2021
Reviewer: Bob Bender from Ventura, CA United States  
I purchased three DVDs of Nick Cowlishaw’s workshops. The instructional part is very good. Nick takes the right amount of time to explain and teach both the how and the why. Only very redundant pieces are cut out for time which I like. The reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is that the quality of both the video and the audio is low. The close ups could have been better to show Instructionally what is really happening in detail. I know that this was a family production and I am all for that, but for the price of the videos, I would expect a higher quality product. That said, I still give high marks for the experience and wisdom that Nick brings to the table.

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5 of 5 Traditional Bookbinding Technique - Forwarding May 26, 2020
Reviewer: Wesley Tanner from Great Barrington, MA United States  


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5 of 5 December 14, 2018
Reviewer: Harry Clarke from Leatherhead, SURREY United Kingdom  
A useful pair of DVDs covering sewing of the book block and endpapers, in preparation for covering with leather

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