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Topic: A very simple way of recycling your old notebooks  (Read 1176 times)
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« on: August 16, 2011 03:57:05 AM »

So, I've been going through my old notebooks, cause they were taking up way to much space in my bookshelf. Some notes I wanted to keep, but there was a lot of paper left. Both paper that I've just scribbled on, but also paper that was unused. And since I don't like throwing anything away, I decided to make a new, simple notebook from mostly recycled materials.

I used the back of a notebook to make the cover, and I've arranged the papers into stacks and just sewed them together with a few stitches. To attach the papers inside the cover I used a wood glue. It came out better than I expected: it's totally functional and I'm really happy about the result!

Here it is:

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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2011 04:54:17 AM »

Brilliant! I have so many notebooks just sitting around, I really have to make one of these.

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