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How to get a genuine Moleskine notebook

Sometimes I can’t believe the lengths people will go to in order to save money. Michael Shannon has about 2500 words and perhaps 25 illustrations on 5 pages teaching you how to create your own Moleskine-like notebook.I think I can do it simpler and cheaper.Here’s his steps:

Page 1.

  • Materials Needed
  • Tools Needed
  • Step 1. Cut paper
  • Step 2. Fold paper
  • Step 3. Collate folios
  • Step 4. Mark spine
  • Step 5. Punch holes

Page 2.

  • Step 6. Sew signatures

Page 3.

  • Step 7. Glue signatures

Page 4.

  • Step 8. Glue endpapers & cover

Page 5.

  • Enhancements

Here’s my steps:

  1. Go to Amazon
  2. Buy Moleskine notebook
  3. Wait a couple of days

My way: $9 plus a couple of bucks shipping. His way: hours of effort, some money for materials, massive PITA factor.I rest my case.