Techniques

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PERFECT BOUND

An adhesive binding method where the signatures and cover are glued together along the spine allowing the book to lie flat when open.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

HARDCOVER OR CASE BOUND

A book with a hardcover that is covered with cloth, leather or other material. Inside pages are usually sewn together and glued to endpapers that are then attached to the cover.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3654″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3664″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

SMYTH SEWN

Thread is sewn through the fold of individual signatures which are then collated and sewn together at the fold.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

SPIRAL BOUND

Also known as Coil Bound. Wire or plastic is looped through punched holes allowing the book to lie flat or pages to be turned around to the back.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3655″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3656″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

SINGER SEWN

Thread is sewn through the fold of the collated signatures allowing the pages to be held securely and opened fully. A wide variety of thread colors can be used and either trimmed or left hanging.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

SWISS BOUND

The book cover is detached from the spine and adhered to the back of the book. The cover is able to lie fully open, exposing the spine which can be finished decoratively.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3657″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3663″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

WIRE-O BINDING

A technique where double book binding wire is looped through round or rectangular holes that are punched through the cover and pages of a book. Wire can be in various colors. Also called Double Loop Wire Binding and Sprial Binding.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

3-RING BOUND

Containing loose leaf pages and commonly tabs which are gathered together in book form.
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SADDLE SEWN

Created by punching metal or thread through nestled pages and securing them on the inside of the fold.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

SLIPCASE

A protective case for a book or collection of books that is open at one end to reveal the spine of the book.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3660″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3661″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

HANDBOUND

Signatures are sewn by hand.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

LOOP STITCHED

Metal loops are stitched through the spine and centerfold of the signatures allowing the finished book to be placed in a binder.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”3662″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row]