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In a perfect world I would bind books full time. I would make lavishly beautiful books for the most discerning customers, archival cases an.

DIY: Section Punch Tool. This is a very handy tool for bookbinding. It makes punching holes in your sections a lot easier. The 45 degree recess was made by a local carpenter using his rotating circular saw. (It took 3 minutes!) The top part was destroyed in the process, so I made that part out of cardboard. Different versions allow for variation.

This is a very handy tool for bookbinding. It makes punching holes in your sections a lot easier. The 45 degree recess was made by a local carpenter usi. DIY: Section Punch Tool

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Louët makes a few tools for bookbinding, such as this awl gauge.  The gauge is a very efficient tool to help piercing the sections for sewing. There is a 90-degree trough that holds the opened section for piercing, while the trianglar bar fits on top of the section to hold it in place. The triangular bar has pre-set hold patterns which helps you to pierce the holes pretty quickly. The knob allows you adjust the position of the holes for different positions on the section.

Besides being specialized in making tools for spinning and weaving, Louët also makes a few tools for bookbinding, such as this awl gauge. The gauge is a very efficient tool to help piercing the .