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Hand Stitcher

Sew gathered and collated signatures by hand to form books.

What does a Hand Stitcher do?

Sews gathered and collated signatures by hand to form book preparatory to binding: Stretches holding cords over workbench frame. Positions signatures in frame according to numbered sequence and attaches signatures to holding cords, using needle and thread. Wraps cloth tape around frame to compress signatures and sews signatures together to form book. Routes book to binding department.