See earlier coverage of printing and assembling the core parts of the book here and here.
For the final stages, I carved and printed a cover with a title (inspired by learning about game theory in my micro-economics class taken in my semester off from print making) and solid black back. Unlike the soft cover on the Belize book, this cover and backing were separate and would leave the binding area exposed.
|First, gluing inside the front cover...|
|Once the cover (image side) is affixed, gluing the inside flap...|
|Treating each inside page fold as a signature, using a template and heavy duty paper awl to create six holes...|
|Leaving a tail to tie off in the first signature...|
|One of the reasons I wanted to leave the binding exposed was to show off the rhythmic stitching...|
|And repeat... and repeat...|
Once I finish the set, I'll take some nicer photos and post one for sale on my Etsy shop!