Bind books


Assemble book components together by gluing endpapers to book bodies, sewing book spines, and attaching hard or soft covers. This may also include performing hand finishing operations such as grooving or lettering.

Alternative labels

bind book
assemble books
make books
binding books

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Bind books is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Bind books is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Book restorer: Book restorers work to correct and treat books based on an evaluation of their aesthetic, historic and scientific characteristics. They determine the stability of the book and address the problems of chemical and physical deterioration of it.  




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Last updated on September 20, 2022