Vol.4 Eden Workshops Technical Series Workbooks. An Elegant Solution To The
problem Of The Single Section Binding.
I hope this little manual will be of use to anyone whohas been faced with the problem of how to
neatly deal with the problem of single section bindings.
problems arise because
of the fact that with a
single section you cannot form shoulders on the book.
All other methods of dealing with a single section result in drag on the hinge area and
the way a
book with shoulders
I did not intend this
manual to be for the complete novice, though the structure is simple enough, rather I hope this book structure
will appeal to those who have encountered this problem before and do not know this
method of dealing with it. It was taught me by Mr. Anton Henley when I was studying bookbinding at Brunel College in Bristol sometime in 1987 I think.
The line drawings I made below illustrate a few of the processes
Section folded and stub guard
Section and stub guard married up and connected with five hole sewing.
Section and stub guard sewn with stub ends over cast sewn
with polyester thread.
This manual is now part of the ever growing range on manuals in the Eden Workshops Technical
it is an easy manual to follow and the fact that it has been illustrated by hand makes it
easy to understand.
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