Black Industrial Goth Lockable Steampunk Leather Journal

I herewith present to you: The Black Industrial Goth Lockable Steampunk Leather Journal.

This book is made using a single piece of tough black vegetable-tanned cowhide. The padlock isn't one of those fakey little things that you can open with a toothpick, but a small Master padlock, made for securing suitcases and such. The metal plates are thin aluminum sheet metal, folded double and riveted in place. The book's pages are stitched to four thinner leather strips, which are riveted to the front and back covers. The thread is four-ply waxed Irish linen thread.

This book doesn't just look tough, it is tough.

PAGE SIZE: 5.5 by 7 inches
NUMBER OF PAGES: 320 pages total.
PAPER: Strathmore 60 lb acid-free drawing paper
GLUE: Hollander's archival PVA book adhesive.
THREAD: Waxed linen thread.
LEATHER: Vegetable-tanned cowhide.
END-PAPERS: Black Canson Mi-Tiente pastel paper.
SHEET METAL: Aluminum flashing.
RIVETS: Leather rivets.
HASP: Zinc-plated small Weatherguard padlock hasp.
CLOSURE: small Master padlock, supplied with key.

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