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Bookbinding merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: 30
Created: 1927 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1987 Replaced by:


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Bookbinding is a discontinued merit badge. Bookbinding Merit Badge begun in 1927 and discontinued in 1987. It is now part of the Graphic Arts merit badge.

Merit badge requirements

1. Briefly describe the two principal sewing methods of binding or rebinding books by hand; tell when each should be used.
2. Make a scrapbook using binder's board and book cloth or a worthy substitute.
3. Rebind a book of four or more issues of a magazine, using binder's board and book cloth.
4. Do ONE of the following:
(a) Visit a bindery and make an oral report to your counselor on the observed method of binding a book, pamphlet or magazine.
(b) Write an article of at least 200 words on bookbinding as a career.

Boy Scout Requirements, ({{{1}}}) Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 1969 Edition


Bookbinding Merit Badge had two designs: one with a bookmark and one without.

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