Nerdforge: Making THE TOME OF FIRE – EPIC Leatherbound Book

Another Nerdforge book binding tutorial!
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Today we’re bookbinding the Tome of Fire in red leather, the first of four books with an Elementalist theme!

PARTS USED:
– 1 mm vegetable tanned goat leather
– 48 sheets A3 sized sketchbook paper (110 gsm)
– Coffee and baking soda for staining the paper
– 2 sheets A3 black paper as end sheets (140 gsm)
– Waxed thread: bit.ly/2O9ZFJb
– Hemp / jute cord for stitching: bit.ly/2x4iYw2
– Gold corner decorations: bit.ly/2O6itsD
– Similar corner protectors: bit.ly/2J7xrgm
– Leather cord for headbands: bit.ly/2QljtdY
– Embroidery thread for headbands: bit.ly/2MmksXY
– Brass buckles: bit.ly/2E90hc8
– Similar satin ribbon markers: bit.ly/2J96HMs
– Linen cloth for covering the spine
– Leather stain, red and black
– Greaseproof parchment paper
– 3 mm wooden fiberboard covers
– Faux gold leaf

TOOLS:
– Basic leather crafting kit:bit.ly/2x2SpXY
– Leather stitching kit: bit.ly/2N7T1Xq
– Awl: bit.ly/2O7o2qH
– Swivel knife: bit.ly/2oWPBIg
– Leather hole punch: bit.ly/2N46uPN
– Leather cap rivet set: bit.ly/2x2faMt
– Mallet: bit.ly/2O7vBhh
– Bone folder: bit.ly/2N49yLW
– Book press (or a stack of heavy books)
– Stitching jig (or a suitable chair)
– White PVA glue (wood glue)
– Contact glue
– Thick needle
– Scissors & x-acto knife
– Stapler & hammer
– Wax for leather

How to sew the signatures together:

How to sew headbands:

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