The process of manually putting pages of paper – either folded or unfolded, together to form a book. Bookbinding usually involves the binding paper mass with either a hard or soft cover.
Today, the industry of bookbinding has been overtaken by machines. However, bookbinders are still around and sought after. However, their roles are slightly different now. They help book owners to restore their books and to help book owners to create unique books.
Artists, DIY-ers, Craft Addicts and even Photographers have also started to pick up the skill of bookbinding. For it has allowed them to craft their own books, journals and photo albums.