Paper Grain

paper-grain

If you are into art, especially those that involves paper, this is a fundamental understanding that you’d need to grasp: Understanding paper grain direction And that’s what we’ll cover in this quick guide: Why Paper Grain Direction Matters How to determine the grain direction Why Paper Grain Direction Matters Paper to book is like water … Read more

1 Easy Way to Punch Holes on Your Book Signature

how to punch holes along your book signature

I remember the first time I had to punch holes on my book signature. It was a simple task.¬†Or so I thought… No matter how accurate I tried to make my markings, the last few signatures often came out slightly off. This gave me a book with book signatures that are slightly off center. Frustrating. … Read more

How to Score Pages with Your Bone Folder

how to score pages with bone folder

When doing a bookbinding project that requires book signatures (such as a case binding project), you would often need to score the pages. This is done to ensure a nice fold which can be easily marked and stitched. We often use a bone folder (aka bone scorer) to score the pages. Alternatively, you can use … Read more