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Book binding glue - a simple recipee to make your own glue at home


Yes, you can make your own book! The physical object, that is. And not just any book, but a hand-made book in the "old" style.

Here we provide you with the appropriate resources.

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You can learn the basics and much more with a real master bookbinder living in Mendrisio, Switzerland.


. Perhaps, you can even start a new career or starting off part-time by doing books for friends and relatives and then progress to private clients. Josef Wyss is a world famous bookbinder with over 44 years of experience. His art-books and commission works are present worldwide in libraries and Universities. Josef Weiss can teach you this antique craft from a beginner level (how to make a book at home with your printer) to an advanced and expert level (e.g. lether-bounding, choosing the right paper, creating art-books, etc..). Do you want to know how to make your own glue or other secrets? Simply contact call him or email him! Contact Atelier Josef Weiss via C. Croci 4 CH 6850 Mendrisio Switzerland Tel. & Fax +41 91 646 34 32 Website: http://www.atelier-weiss.ch

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