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Complete Bookbinding kit for creating your own DIY Hardcover Journal or Sketchbook, Gift for Creative

Complete Bookbinding kit for creating your own DIY Hardcover Journal or Sketchbook, Gift for Creative

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I have been teaching bookbinding for many years and have seen how intimidated people feel when comes to bind their own books. With this kit, you can enjoy the process and learn the basics of bookbinding, stress-free and easily, with amazing results. The written instructions will guide you through every step of the procedure and the accompanying video will provide all the visual aid you need to make your first hardcover book. Although you will learn how to measure and cut every component - a knowledge necessary for your next books - I have already done it for you in this kit. I hope that you will have a great time making your first hardcover book and learn the how-to for your next adventures in bookbinding!

👉 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐟𝐨

This listing is for a complete bookbinding kit. When you buy this, you will make your own professional book in no time! The kit contains full instructions for binding your own book, for yourself or for a gift. Your finished book will be A5 size (14.8x 21 cm - 5.83" x 8.27") and it will be great for a photo album, a journal, a guest album, a diary or even a gift to a loved one.

The kit contains :
- Written instructions of compilation for western bookbinding (English)
- Link to step by step video
- 2 greyboards for the covers
- 1 book spine
- 300 gsm watercolor paper (15 sheets = book of 60 pages or 25 sheets = book of 100 pages ) or 200 gsm unlined writing paper (20 sheets = book of 80 pages or 40 sheets = book of 160 pages), creased and ready for binding (please Choose)
- one piece of book backing material
- Specialized book man-made leather (please choose color)
- 100% waxed linen irish thread for the binding
- 2 pieces of tail backing
- 2 pieces of endpapers ( parchment)
- 50 ml of bookbinding glue
- Foam Brush 1" for spreading the glue
- Bookbinding Needle

💡 Full Case Binding, is the traditional way to produce a hard backed book. The pages are sewn together in sections and attached to the inside of a case with end papers which are tipped on to the book block and then glued into the case. Case binding produces a hardback book which is robust and will last a lifetime.


📌 If you want to have your own bookbinder's tool kit (last photo), please add it to your order. Note that it is 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 for completing the book of the kit (although helpful), but it is essential for your next books.
It contains:
- Stainless Hardened 𝐒𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐥 𝐄𝐝𝐠𝐞 𝐑𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐫 of 30cm. In metric with 𝐜𝐦 & 𝐦𝐦 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬, for easy precise calculations and flawless cuts.
- 𝐒𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐮𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐭 A4 size with line guides
- Plastic paper cutter with 𝟗𝐦𝐦 𝐰𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐥 𝐛𝐥𝐚𝐝𝐞. It has a slit for snapping off blunt blades and security button for safe cutting.
- Black Graphite 𝐰𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 from recycled wood with 𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐫
- 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐛𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫'𝐬 𝐀𝐰𝐥 with steel blade and wooden handle
- Light 𝐏𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐅𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫 / Creaser (with corner rounding edge)

📌 If you want to have your own bookbinder's travel tool kit, check this kit (Not required for completing the book of the kit)

📌 If you are a beginner crafter or if it is your first binding, why don't you start from a non-glue book? Medieval Journal Binding kit is an excellent one 

🚫 NO ANIMAL PRODUCTS WERE USED FOR THIS BOOKBINDING LEATHER

Please bear in mind that photos may be slightly different from actual item in terms of color, due to the lighting during photo shooting or the monitor's display


👉 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐈 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐦𝐲 𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫?

I will pack your journal very carefully and post it by registered mail. It is more expensive than the simple "air-mail" service, but it will let us both breathe freely and not worry about the fate of your journal. I will email you the tracking number, so that you can track your journal during its journey to you.

🚚 Standard Shipping is fulfilled by National Post. Greek postal service needs 3-10 business days (for registered/express delivery), to deliver to your country's inward Office of Exchange (local post). From then on, it depends on your local post. I have estimated the delivery time to the best of my knowledge, but there might be delays that I cannot predict.

🚀For faster and more accurate service, please 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐮𝐩𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝. European orders are shipped via DHL. USA and most Canadian orders are shipped via FedEx. If your address is considered "remote" by the carrier, I will revert it to National Post. Please note that courier service is not available for P.O. Boxes

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