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Binding books is an important step in the book building process. Unless you are printing books that will be used frequently (textbooks, logs, coffee table books, etc.) you do not need to sew them. Adhesives have come a long way and work great for binding hardcover books for normal use. Adhesive case is a style of hardcover binding where the signatures are glued instead of sewn. it works well and is great for the budget job.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|