Making a Book

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How To Make a Book From Scratch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPK9ZSRViSE

Not writing — actually making a physical book. Fifty hours of labor condensed into an entertaining and informative 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

And “from scratch” means just that – making papyrus, parchment (start by shooting a deer) or paper (grow cotton or cut down a tree); making glue, pencil, ink; tanning leather to make the cover; cutting and binding. All by hand.

 

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