I’ve always wondered how books were made. Bookbinding and How to Bring Old Books Back to Life explains it as a straightforward step-by-step process with both words and photographs. I prefer this clear and concise written explanation rather than watching an online video over and over. What amazed me most was how detailed the process is. It really is an art.
I haven’t made my own book yet. However, Bookbinding and How to Bring Old Books Back to Life makes me more confident about the possibility. I’ve already seen bookbinding kits sold on a massive online shopping website for less than $20. Even with papers, endpapers, covering material, and boards, the start-up cost is relatively low. It looks like it would be a creative hobby. It could produce holiday gifts for my friends, family and co-workers who journal too. Overall, 5 stars for anyone curious about bookbinding.
Thanks to White Owl Book and NetGalley for a copy in exchange for my honest review.