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finishedbinder How To: Make a hardcover book

Alvenh sent in this site on how to make your own hardcover book. This isn’t a project you can make in an hour, but in the end you should have a nice book that will last for generations. Just make sure you use archival paper and glue!

Using materials from local dollars stores and leftovers from art projects, I was able to make a hardcover book that was both attractive in appearance and functional in organizing loose sheets of paper. The techniques described here can be used bind a variety of printed material.

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Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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