Bookbinding

 

At The Really Good Book Shop, we are pretty good at amateur repairs but to get a professional job done you need to go to a trained professional bookbinder. 

 

Here are some locals (we have no affiliation with these businesses, they are not listed in any order of preference, we have just heard they do a good job) 

 

Books & Boxes Quality Bookbinders - Unit 6 Lot 3, 70 Flanders Street, Salisbury QLD 4107.  Telephone 07 3276 7155. Website http://www.booksandboxes.com.au/

 

Able Bookbinding- 7 Drosera Street, Everton Hills QLD 4053.  Telephone 07 3355 0570.  Website http://www.ablebookbinding.com.au/

 

Bound by Brown - Mount Tamborine QLD 4272.  Telephone 07 5545 3353. Website http://www.lorrainembrown.com/

 

Roger Perry Bookbinder and Gold Finisher- Warner QLD 4500.  Telephone 07 3882 0576. Website http://rogerperry.vpweb.com.au/

 

Craftsmen Bookbinders - Unit 29/388 Newman Road, Geebung QLD 4034. Telephone 07 3865 3555.

 

F&R Pohlmann Master Bookbinders - 43 Sutton Court, Camp Mountain QLD 4520. Telephone 07 3289 1459. Website pohlmannbookbinders.com.au

 

If you want to learn how to do your own repairs, check out the workshops and courses offered by the Queensland Bookbinders Guild Inc. Website https://qbg.org.au/

 

If your book needs a minor repair and you think you can handle it yourself with a little guidance then check out these sites:

 

3 Basic Book Repair Procedures at website http://www.philobiblon.com/bkrepair/BookRepair.html

 

Bookcraft Book Repair Guide (scroll down and download the PDF file on Bookcraft Book Repair) at https://www.gaylord.com/request-a-catalog

 

Save Your Books at website http://saveyourbooks.com/

 

A Simple Book Repair Manual from Dartmouth College Library at website http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/preservation/repair/index.html

 

Bookmenders.org Tutorials at website http://www.bookmenders.org/p/tutorials.html

 

Easy Book Repairs You Can Do Yourself at website http://hubpages.com/art/BookRepair

 

 
Handy Book Repair Videos produced by Bookmenders.org