Bookbinding Tools

Bookbinding Needle

Our Steel needles are imported from England. Used for sewing signatures in bookbinding. #1 Bookbinders 2-3/8" -blunt tip (19 gauge diameter- .042")

01 - Wooden Handle Awl

Our Wooden Handle Awl has blade 2 1/16 inch long bladed tapered to a very fine point. Designed with a solid wooden handle, a perfect size for delicate work and accuracy in sewing signatures. A valuable tool for any bookbinder.

04 - Medium Bone Folder

A somewhat smaller sized Bone Folder measuring 6" x 7/8" in size. A smooth-edged tools for making precise creases in paper, embossing, and burnishing. Fits easily in your hand. A great tool for book makers when folding signatures and applying papers and bookcloth to boards. We are temporarily out of this bone folder.

04 - Small Lineco Bone Folder

This Lineco Bone Folder measures 6" x 7/8" in size. A smooth-edged tools for making precise creases in paper, embossing, and burnishing. Fits easily in your hand. A great tool for book makers when folding signatures and applying papers and bookcloth to boards.

05 - Large Bone Folder

Our Largest Bone Folder is 8" x 1" in size. A smooth-edged tools for making precise creases in paper, embossing, and burnishing — invaluable for fibrous and heavy decorative papers. A great tool for book makers when folding signatures and applying papers and bookcloth to boards.

08 - Curved Needle

This curved 2 1/2" (#6) needle is made in England, and is of the same quality as our standard sewing needles. Commonly used in coptic stitch and other book structures. (The size of the needle indicates diameter of the curve of the needle).