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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Hand Bookbinder

SUMMARY:   Remarkably talented and resourceful Hand Bookbinder with more than six years experience in creating original or special bindings for limited editions, working to restore and rebinding rare and old books.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of different bookbinding methods and    techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of different types of paper, glues and inks.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the printing industry and the printing    process.
  • In-depth practical skills such as hand binding and embossing    skills.
  • Profound ability to operate standard bindery equipment and    machinery.
  • Huge knowledge of the standard practices, materials,    processes, and equipment of the trade.
  • Exceptional knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety    precautions of the trade.
  • Uncommon ability to understand and carry out oral and written    instructions and produce satisfactory results without    immediate supervision.
  • Excellent vision and hearing ability.

    Professional Experience

    Standard Books Publishing Company, Minneapolis, MN
    2002 - Present

    Hand Bookbinder
    • Create original or special bindings for limited editions.
    • Work to restore and rebind rare and old books.
    • Apply glue to back of book, using brush or glue machine, and attach cloth backing and headband.
    • Cut binder board to specified dimension, using board shears, hand cutter, or cutting machine.
    • Cut cover material to specified dimensions and fit and glue material to binder board manually or by machine.
    • Glue outside endpapers to cover.
    • Attach endpapers to top and bottom of book body, using sewing machine, or glue endpapers and signatures together along spine, using brush or glue machine.
    • Trim edges of book to size, using cutting or book trimming machine or hand cutter.
    • Insert book body in device that forms back edge of book into convex shape and produces grooves to facilitate attachment of cover.
    • Apply color to edges of signatures, using brush, pad, or atomizer.
    • Imprint and emboss lettering, designs, or numbers on cover, using gold, silver, or colored foil and stamping machine.
    • Compress sewed or glued signatures to reduce book to required thickness, using handpress or smashing machine.
    • Fold printed sheets to form signatures (pages) and assemble signatures in numerical order to form book body.
    • Place bound book in press that exerts pressure on cover until glue dries.
    • Pack, weigh, and stack books on pallet for shipment.

    Standard Books Publishing Company, Minneapolis, MN
    2000 - 2002

    Hand Bookbinder Apprentice (under supervision)
    • Met with clients to discuss their requirements.
    • Planned the book to be bound.
    • Liaised with printers and designers.
    • Set up the machines that fold, glue, staple, trim, collate or sew the book.
    • Folded, glued and trimmed the book by hand.
    • Operated machines to bind books.
    • Sewed the pages together by hand or with a sewing machine.
    • Trimmed the pages with a guillotine.
    • Glued or stapled the covers on by hand.
    • Heat stamped the titles and designs on the covers in gold foil.
    • Stacked and pressed books.
    • Packed finished work.
    • Made ring binders and photograph albums.
    • Made boxes or specialty items.
    • Repaired old and damaged books.

    Education

    High School Diploma (2000)




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