HOW IT’S DONE


This is the Bible on the Home page

Bible repair
WHAT A MESS! Cover is gone, parts of the binding are missing.
Book repair
Here I’ve removed the old cover and binding.
Book repair services
Lots of work to be done to the spine.
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Work to be done to the pages.
Book binding
Punching the signatures. These are the holes where the sewing thread will go through…
Bible restoration repair
First signature set up to the ribbons and ready for sewing.
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Close up of first few signatures sewn to the ribbons. Note the kettle stitching on the right…
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All signatires sewn to the ribbons. Easy to see the Kettle stitching on the end.
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Ready to cut from the sewing jig.
Bible rebinding
Binding edge glued (see the ribbons?) New mull attached.
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Cover glued to mull, ready to glue in original end papers (with original notes).
Bible restoration repair
Original end papers (with original notes) glued back in.
Antique book restoration
Ready to deliver.
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Happy customer.