Ever Wonder How Books Are Made? Here’s A Fascinating, Up-Close Look!

Despite the fact that many people are avid readers, very few go to the extent of finding out how their favorite books are actually put together. In the below video, you can see how people still make books by hand. The work includes handling printing plates, stitching together signatures, fixing the ribbon bookmarks, making the hardcovers, and finally numbering the copies, but we are not going to give away all of the fascinating details, you need to see this for yourself to truly appreciate the art!

Watch the video to get some uncommon insights about the whole bookmaking process; we find it truly fascinating! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below once you have watched it for yourself.

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