Wednesday, January 23, 2019
HOW TO MAKE A BOOK: Demonstration by the International Printing Museum at the LAPL Mobile Museum Fair
International Printing Museum, where visitors were invited to make a book by folding handed out sheets first "like a taco" and then in half and half again to create a tiny Franklin's Gazette. The catch is how to cut the pages after they have been folded and then sew the binding. The man giving the talk showed how it can be done with an ordinary paper cutter and a device (something like a long stapler) when making a homemade book. Of course, when manufacturing large numbers of books, this is done in big machines.
Good advice for everybody, writer or not!