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To show our gratitude, we would like to share with you one of the old books about book arts, book history of bookbinding we scanned recently. You may vote on which book to get by the end of each month.
As an additional reward, you will get access to 2 or more of the old books about book arts, book history of bookbinding we scanned recently.
March 2020 Announcement:
We are freezing all pledges during the coronavirus lockdowns and for several months after that (at least until September.) During that period all books we digitized will be open to the public for reading. We will proceed with scanning new books following the standard schedule.
If you want to become a new patron, that's still possible (and I'll be very happy if you do). The first charge will go through, but all the future monthly charges will not be made until after that freeze is lifted later this year.
I'm Stepan Chizhov, a bookbinder, bookbinding teacher and maker of bookbinding tools originally from Moscow, Russia. My wife and I moved to the Netherlands early in 2018, and I continue my work from Leiden since then.
Bookbinding is a wonderful craft (and hobby) that has almost two millennia of history. It is a lifelong task to study bookbinding and I do it along with readers of my website and my students.
I'm sure that by becoming a patron of iBookBinding you would support not only the website itself but the whole bookbinding community, that would get more tutorials, reviews, and posts.
There are several rewards you may choose from. The first time you will be charged right after becoming a patron. The following payments are processed on the first day of each month. You continue to get the access to all the perks while you are an active supporter of iBookBinding.
Your donations would help to support iBookBinding.com covering the following expenses:
- Mailing lists
- Payments to guest contributors
- Translation into other languages (Spanish and Portuguese are the first in the line)
- Some of the posts (like my experiments with soft weights) demand buying materials, tools and other stuff
Thanks for your help! =)