How to Score Pages with Your 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 a ruler or anything with a flat edge.

How To Score Pages using your Bone Folder

Short video. 50 secs. Easy to pick up.

What you need:

Just 3 simple steps:

  1. Line up the edges of your paper
  2. Press down on the folded end slightly
  3. Use your bone folder to straighten the fold

And repeat.

Easy!



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