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Thread #171988   Message #4161549
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
06-Jan-23 - 07:35 PM
Thread Name: Tech: Repairing Songbook Bindings
Subject: RE: Tech: Repairing Songbook Bindings
Recently I've been getting Into bookbinding, and it's a fascinating hobby. I had occasion to want to bind up some songbooks, and started looking on YouTube for guidance on that, and on basic book repair.

There a whole mass of really helpful videos out there. In the same way that you can start learning to play a musical instrument very basically at first, and get surprisingly satisfying results quite quickly, yet still be learning for the rest of your life, this seems to be true of bookbinding and book repair.

I only wish I'd got into it years ago. But at the same time it's great to find a new thing like this at my age.

One of the things I most like is the fact that the craft really seems to go best along with with being ordered and quiet, and I tend to be neither of those things, and would quite like to learn how to be a bit more that way. Try typing into YouTube Annesi Bindings to see what I mean. And maybe Bookbinding DAS for a whole range of helpful videos.