You will need white glue, a paint brush, a ruler, scissors, medicinal gauze, self-adhesive foil, a utility knife and paper. First, using a paint brush, apply the white glue to the edge of a stack of paper that you would like to bind. Press the stack of paper down with a ruler. ...more
How to Bind a Book
This video provides a clear, step by step approach to making books. By following the detailed instructions, you will learn how to bind books using relatively few tools and little material. Make and bind a book. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Watch to learn how to bind a book using a kit that includes book tape, a book cloth, a book block, a spine liner, and decorative paper.
Demonstrator Andy Hirsch offers a tutorial on how to perfectly bind a book using two different methods. The first method is with binding clips the second with a binding jig. You will need and cutting mat, X-acto knife, paint brush, ruler, binder clips and binding glue. Use use ...more
Want to learn how to bind your own books? For aspiring publishers, or artists and fashion designers looking to bind a small quantity of look-books for prospective retailers, this tutorial will be of use. Learn how to do the coptic stitch to bind a book in this two-part video t ...more
Here is a short video tutorial which demonstrates how to debind books using a hair dryer. You may need to take books apart for detailed scanning projects. However, this is a destructive process which will destroy your book. The hair dryer method is a fairly failsafe method of ...more
Today, books in PDF are quickly accessible on the Internet, whether free or paid. You can easily read them on your computer or mobile device, but some still enjoy a printed version they can hold in their hands. Printing PDF volumes is a quick and easy task, but the only proble ...more
Don't feel like you have to throw your child's favorite book away just because it's starting to fall apart - learn how to fix it! This video series shows you how to fix a broken or breaking binding on an old or over used book. Part 1 of 17 - How to Repair the binding on a book ...more
Watch this instructional book making video to make a Zutter binding for your hand made book. A Zutter is a tool for punching in coil binding. Choose the paper and binding material that your would like to use for your book. This is an easy way to make spiral notebooks and bound ...more
This two-part video demonstrates the ancient Chinese book binding technique called stab binding. If you do a lot of calligraphy, you can use this technique to put all of your sheets together into a really attractive and traditional book. Make sure you line the pages up correct ...more
Here's how to print, bind and publish your own paperback book. You need a color or B&W printer, a hot-melt glue gun, a clamp, and a thermal binding device. This instructional video will allow you to organize all of your downloaded files into neatly constructed books for an enj ...more
Thinking about binding your own hardback book? Although it might seem like a daunting task, it can be done! And with ease... once you get the hang of it. Luckily, there is a written tutorial floating around on the web to help get you started. Materials you will need to bind yo ...more
Go here for an awesome written tutorial (from DIY Book Binding) on the step-by-step process of self-binding your paperback project.
Get creative and make your own writing accessories! In this two-part book binding tutorial, learn how to make a simple leatherbound soft booklet to either take notes in, draw in, or just carry around as an adorable school accessory. In part one, learn how to prepare for the se ...more
The Bind-it-all is a handy device to easily make little books or notebooks. It punches paper exactly and gets the ready for coil bindings. Watch this video bookmaking tutorial and learn how to use the bind-it-all paper binder for making notebooks or books.
This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more
Avid readers may be wearing out the covers of their leather bound books, but fret not, this video tutorial shows how to care for the leather bound covers. Learn how to apply leather dressing to leather book covers to preserve that binding and ready for another reading.
You Tube user go to guy enterprises teach you how to make glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, 2 pages per side, on each side. That means you'll have 4 pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. ...more
This cute project makes a great holiday gift - a tiny hand sewn book bound with buttons. You will need some pattern or designer paper (2 3/4 inches by 5 3/4 inches), about twenty pieces of smaller white paper (2 1/2 inches by 4 3/4 inches), and basic paper crafting tools.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the traditional Japanese stab stitch binding to make books. Stab Stitching is used mainly for office documents and in essence is two or more very strong, long staples that bind together loose sheets up to 25mm thick. The video p ...more
Instead of using Photoshop, why not give Apple's Aperture a try? Aperture is designed more for post-production work for professional photographers, letting you cull through shoots, enhance images, manage massive libraries, and deliver stunning photos. Watch this video tutoria ...more
Traditional bookbinding can be a complicated job requiring specific tools and crafts. But when you're making a personalized homemade journal or diary at home, anything goes. This video will show you the basics of making a simple, small book using easy methods with materials yo ...more
Even kids can follow along with this Weekend Project. Make Magazine and Bre Pettis put together this wallet using scissors and duct tape. You can also use a hobby knife, book binding tape and gaffers' tape if want a fancy wallet.
The first step is to print 4 full sheets of paper, folded in half to make 8 physical sheets of paper, or 16 possible printed pages. In the video, the lady only prints on half the pages, and puts page numbers on the others. She then draws evenly spaced holes on the binding of e ...more
Interested in getting started binding your own mini books? In this video from TV Weekly, Tricia stitches together mini file folders for the pages and covers the book boards with lovely paper to create a professional looking bound book. Fill this journal with photos and memorie ...more
Instead of buying photo albums, make your own to get exactly the size and style you want. Book bindings require a little technique to maintain the right size of the page, without ruining the edge or making something that's going to fall apart. Watch this video book-binding tut ...more
gotoguyenterprises teaches you how to make a glue bound paperback book. You will print you book on a4 paper, two pages per side, on each side. That means you will have the four pages in total on a sheet of a4 paper. Fold the paper in the middle and make stacks of the pages. Yo ...more
Make your own book out of recycled material. You can use thick cardboard pieces for each page. Find some strong tape to make an outer binding. Tape each page of the book down with masking tape. You can then reenforce it by glueing down strips of brown paper bag. Decorate your ...more
A bound buttonhole doesn't have to be difficult. This video shows you several different techniques taught in various sewing books, and then shows you a synthesis of both methods. Don't worry about having to hand sew your buttons, you can do it all by machine.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a book without glue. First, you will need two thick pieces of cardboard paper, the paper for the book, scissors, duct tape, tape, and a pen. First, punch holes in all the papers and cardboard. Now, assemble the book and tape the duct tape ...more
Turn that dusty old tome into something you will actually use – a sneaky stash for your best stuff. You Will Need * A hardcover book * A paper clip * White craft glue * A foam brush * A spacer * A weight * A straightedge * A heavy-bladed craft knife or box cutter * Felt Step ...more
Don't waste time at the store looking for the perfect photo album to put your vacation photos in. If you have iPhoto, you can do everything right from your computer. This Apple iLife tutorial shows you how to choose, organize and edit your photos, add them to a collection and ...more
Everyone knows who Charles Dickens is—the famous English author responsible for such iconic novels as Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol and The Adventures of Oliver Twist. But what if this Victorian era novelist (who died in 1870) was resurrected into today’s futuristic wo ...more
The widely used expression "free as a bird" intimates an enviable existence: delicate, yet mighty wings transporting to destinations no human could so breezily venture. But despite their fanciful, superhero ability, in truth, the avian race leads one of the most difficult exis ...more
So, you've made your first zine. Now what? That depends on a couple things: How large of an audience are you looking for? Will you be making a series of zines or just one? If you're looking for a local audience, your best bet is to do the leg work yourself. Go to your local ...more
WENDIGO n pl. -GOS windigo 62 points (12 points without the bingo) The WENDIGO (or WINDIGO) is a malevolent creature from the mythology of the Algonquian, one of the most populous and widespread Native American language groups, which includes such tribes as the Innu, Ojibwe, ...more
Making bread from scratch is extremely difficult. Painstakingly following instructions does not necessarily guarantee successful results. Baking delicious homemade bread takes practice, skill, and frankly, a level of real culinary artistry. Enter the no-knead method. First po ...more
Wondering why your inbox is looking a little threadbare? It may be that you've violated a few unwritten rules of email etiquette. Here are a few basic tips that the web-savvy know by heart. Use "Reply All" Sparingly Let's begin with an example. Say that your boss emails a ne ...more
Tis’ the season…for weddings! At the beginning of October, three of my college pals got married on the same day. This meant a ton of planning, parties, and presents for these three lucky ladies. This also meant that there were many a brides maid needing to make sure their brid ...more
To some, SCRABBLE is just a board game to play during family game night or during a casual get-together. Others think of SCRABBLE as a mere hobby. But with any activity, there will always be fanatics—the ones who would rather sell their soul than stop—the ones with a constant ...more
My JO was watching The Simpsons on FOX the other day, like she wholeheartedly does every evening, and I joined her, much like I always do— though I must admit, I'm not as obsessed with the cartoon family as much as she is. Just like she isn't as obsessed with SCRABBLE as I am. ...more
Johnny Knoxville is booked as a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Unbeknown to Ferguson, the producers are in cahoots with Jeff Tremaine & Knoxville. A mystery stooge is placed in the audience to be brought up at the beginning of the show as every once in a whil ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more
How To : Are There Bedbugs in Your Library Books? Here's How to Spot and Destroy Those Bloodsuckers!
Of all the places you'd think to check for bed bugs, I doubt that library books would be at the top of your list. As odd as it sounds, though, libraries and library books are some of the most common places for bed bug infestations. Libraries all over the country have reported ...more
If print is a dying media, you might as well destroy books in the most beautiful way possible. Guy Laramée is a Montreal-based interdisciplinary artist who turns old books, such as the Encyclopedia Brittanica, into intricately-carved works of art using mostly a sand blaster a ...more
Many people that I know who have gone to see the Hobbit have come back unimpressed or annoyed with the film. I LOVED it. When those non-specific people, cough Loziers cough, gave me their reasons for not liking the movie, I was very annoyed... I considered the demands that the ...more
Steampunk is a tremendously interesting phenomenon because of its reliance on science fiction, and fiction in general. Steampunk can arguably be broken down into two categories: the fiction, and the aesthetic. Sometimes these categories cross over, but they're often more disti ...more
One of the things that sets a seasoned hacker apart from the script kiddies is the ability to effectively sneak past antivirus defenses when executing an attack. One way to do this is to use custom shellcode in an exploit. Not everyone is an expert at writing shellcode, but lu ...more
When most people say, "Damn, look at that rock," regarding an engagement ring, they're usually not referencing an actual rock—let alone a space rock. One Reddit user, chadmanx, decided his future fiancée was so special that she deserved the moon and stars, or, at the very lea ...more
By combining years of web search advancements, natural language processing, and even DeepMind's artificial intelligence, Google Assistant hopes to change the way you interact with your devices. If you're familiar with Google's previous services, Google Assistant is like Google ...more
Avocados have been the darling of the food world for quite some time now—so you'd think that we might have already exhausted the ways in which to enjoy this amazing fruit. Don't Miss: 10 Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Die For But a Dutch food blogger is taking our avocado to th ...more
I am very new to Null Byte but I find much of its content and community incredibly interesting. I spent quite a bit of time just chronologically going through the posts and I noticed a common theme in many of the beginner posts. Many people seem to want to know the 'secret' or ...more
This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more
The iOS App Store is a big place, offering over two million applications in total. However, there are actually some apps you can and should install on your iPhone that the iOS App Store doesn't include. And no, these apps do not require any difficult jailbreaking or complicate ...more
Andre was enjoying the carefree life of a 12-year-old with his friends, riding his bike and playing sports, like all kids that age. Schoolwork wasn't hard for him, and his grades showed that. Then, the headaches began. He lost vision in one eye, symptoms that drove his famil ...more