BOOK RESTORATION

Since 1986, SPD’s Book Bindery has been specializing in bookbinding and restoration of bibles & books, giving treasured possessions with new leases of life. Choose from a diverse range of materials for your new book cover, including Bukram (13 colours selection), Pertex, Half Bound Leather or other fabric. To make it more personalized, we provide hot-stamping service so that you can add your name/titles in silver, gold or rose gold colour.

Our regular customers include individuals as well as organizations like National Library Board, Yusof Ishak Institute, Supreme Court of Singapore, Temasek Polytechnic, National Institute of Education, Auston Institute, to name a few. To date, our team of master craftspeople have restored and binded over 2,000 books and bibles.

By engaging our services, you are contributing towards the independence and self-reliance of persons with disabilities.

Book an appointment for a physical assessment of your books today. Charges are $25 and up for each book. Please note that some books require assessment from the bookbinders prior to choosing the repair services.

Types of repair services:

                                     Sewing

  • If the pages of the books are coming apart, sewing would be needed.
  • Using a machine to drill a few holes on the inside/left side of the pages. In order to do this, there should be at least 1.5 margin on the inside/left side.

    • Our skilled bookbinders will use a thread to go over the holes to bind the book (also known as coptic/perfect binding)

Changing/Replacing of book cover


    • Our bookbinders recommend customers to change their book covers for a few reasons, such as having a clean, new look for their books and making the books more durable and long-lasting. 
    • We provide a variery of colours to choose from.

Repairing of spine on the original book cover

    • If customers want to retain the original look as much as possible, our own fabric will be used to paste on the spine.
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