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Journal cover

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karl christie

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karl christie

General Information

Cover for a journal or sketchbook. sized for folded 8 1/2×11 paper. can be engraved for extra personalization

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Material Description Price
Gorilla Wood Glue

Gorilla Wood Glue

Gorilla Wood Glue - 4 oz

Soft Maple

Soft Maple

6" × 12" × 1/2" Soft Maple

Soft Maple

Soft Maple (×2)

6" × 12" × 1/8" Soft Maple

$6.50

Solid Carbide Upcut Fish Tail Spiral Bits

Solid Carbide Upcut Fish Tail Spiral Bits

1/16" Upcut Fish Tail Carving Bit

$8.49

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1

cut parts

51 minutes

Cut out all the nessicary parts. The hinges should be carved out of 1/2 and the other parts out of the 1/8.

2

assemble the hinges

take the 1/2 hinge pieces sandwiching the claws in between the two back pieces . drill a hole through all the pieces and use bolts and nuts to secure it together.

3

assemble the spine

take the 1/8 spine piece and your two assembled hinges. place one hinge on top one at the bottem placing the spine in the recessed area. use glue to secure it together

4

add the cover

place the cover pieces in the claws of the hinge use wood glue to secure

5

add pages

take some sheets of 8 1/2 X 11 and fold them in half to create a crease. stack a few pages together and place them in the book. punch hole in the pages using the spine as a guide. thread string through the holes to attach them to the cover

6

sketch

you now have your finished book so have fun drawing and writing in it