Paper & Book Making

Bamboo Paper Tools Aitoh

These paper tools are made of solid bamboo and are an eco-friendly, vegan-friendly alternative to traditional bone folders. Perfect for folding and score paper, whether it is for origami, book binding, card making, or other paper crafts. Available in two lengths.

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Hand Paper Drill Aitoh

This hand-operated paper drill can be used to punch a hole in paper, cardboard, or leather. The hardened carbon steel bits can be swapped out to create different hole sizes. The drill does not come with a bit, they must be ordered separately.

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Beeswax Lineco/University Products

This genuine beeswax, molded into a small block, is used before sewing the book's binding to lubricate thread and prevent tangles.

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Binding Thread Lineco/University Products

When binding a book, strong thread is needed to sew the groups of pages, known as signatures, together. This strong genuine Irish linen thread is made for hand sewing and expands with moisture to prevent tears in the paper. Each package contains 50 yards of thread.

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Bone Folders Lineco/University Products

These real bone tools are invaluable for creasing paper for signatures in bookmaking and in hand-made envelope making. They also make great burnishers.

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Bookbinder's Awl Lineco/University Products

Adequate for many bookbinding projects, this fine-point awl produces holes properly sized for sewing.

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Bookbinding Needles Lineco/University Products

Sized to accommodate sturdy bookbinding threads, these needles have a length that is easy to handle and a slightly blunted point to reduce paper snags. They are available in packages of five needles.

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Books by Hand Bookboard Punch Lineco/University Products

Made of heavy-duty alloy steel with a hardened cutting edge, this punch is used to make 1/4" holes in book board for binding with ribbon.

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Books by Hand Linen Binding Tape Lineco/University Products

This 3/8" x 60" linen binding tape is unbleached, unsized and suitable for sewn book signatures.

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Extra Heavy Duty Awl Lineco/University Products

Awls are used to punch holes as required by the chosen bookbinding method. The large handle of this awl allows for control and a strong grip, while the fine point produces holes properly sized for sewing the binding.

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Acid-Free Binder's Davey Board Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

A book's cover consists of three boards- the front, the back and the spine- that protect the contents and provide support to the book. Strong, acid-free board made by the Davey Company is the choice of binding professionals. Unlike cheaper laminated chipboard, this dense single-ply board is very stable and resists warping. The superior density keeps corners and edges from denting.

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Binding Posts & Extensions Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

These aluminum binding posts, also called screw posts, are ideal for use in binding photo albums, swatch books, sample books, architectural and engineering drawings, menus, leather goods and other materials. Extensions are also available. Three per package.

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Bone Scorer Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Use this 5" real bone quality tool for scoring paper for signatures.

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Book Cover Repair Tape Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Repair torn book covers with this self-adhesive tape. Measures 2" x 15 yds.

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Books by Hand Beeswax Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Undyed, genuine Beeswax, molded into a small block, is used before sewing the book's binding to lubricate thread and prevent tangles.

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Books by Hand Binder's Needles Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Sized to accommodate sturdy bookbinding threads, these needles have a length that is easy to handle and a slightly blunted point to reduce paper snags.

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Books by Hand Bone Folder Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Hand carved with genuine bone, this 6" bone folder is an invaluable tool for creasing paper for signatures in bookmaking and in hand-made envelope making. They also make great burnishers.

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Books by Hand Bookcloth Rolls Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

This strong, close-weave European cloth is backed with acid-free paper for easy application, and the classic colors and matte finish combine to give professional looking results. Each roll measures 17" x 19".

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Books by Hand Heavy-Duty Paper Awl Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

This heavy-duty awl is able to punch holes through book board and layers of paper with a precision point that maintains its sharpness. The fine point produces holes properly sized for sewing the binding.

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Books by Hand Linen Thread Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

50 yards of unwaxed, unbleached 35/3 gauge thread for bookbinding.

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Books by Hand pH Neutral Binders' Board Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Strong, acid-free board for books, boxes and slipcases. Each 79pt. board measures 13" x 19" and comes in a package of four.

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Books by Hand Ribbon Threading Needles Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

These needles feature an extra-large eye perfect for binding with ribbon.

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Micro Spatula Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

This double ended spatula is wonderful for applying paste to small areas and for other delicate binding and repair tasks. The springy ends lend precise control and the polished stainless steel cleans easily.

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Padding Compound Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Make pads or a book signature easily. Brush the compound onto the spine of paper. Dries to provide a flexible bond. Translucent/white color. In a 12 oz. jar.

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Pure Wheat Starch Adhesive Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

This wheat starch adhesive is a highly purified grade of the starch used for traditional museum mounting or artistic creations. Use for repair, bookbinding, art construction and hinging. Requires cooking.

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Quick Bind Tape Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

White gummed tape for making quick books. Sheets measure 2" x 36".

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Satin Cloth Tape Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Use for joining the edges of boxes, adding a finishing touch to the edges of boards or hinging album pages. The satin has a low luster finish, and the self-adhesive tape is easy to use. The roll measures 1" x 36'.

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Super Cotton Weave Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

This fine, open 18" x 26" cotton weave allows adhesive to penetrate properly to unite signatures (page groups) while leaving the spine of the book flexible.

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Waxed Linen Thread Lineco/University Products Special Order Only

Great for bookbinding, crafts and art projects, this 5-ply natural linen thread is lightly waxed for easy use. This set includes three 20 yd. spools of black, orange and purple, sure to enhance the look of sewn projects.

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