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Hand Binding a Slot-Back Hard-Cover (Official Biddles Way) [#2355] | by I am I.A.M.
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Hand Binding a Slot-Back Hard-Cover (Official Biddles Way) [#2355]

Here, however, not only is the glue forced in and around the paper through the slots, the whole outer edge of the innards are wrapped in a strip of cloth which is then pinched to allow end pages to firmly adhere to the cover-boards, plus the spine curve is created to allow the book to sit flat naturally without breaking the binding in the process.

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Taken on September 20, 2007