Jacob's Ladder

Create a fun vintage inspired toy using  bookbinding techniques! The Jacob's Ladder is a 2,000 year old Chinese toy that has wonderful applications for contemporary books. This book can stand up, but is most fun to watch the illusion of the panels falling down.

This photograph is of a multiple panel book structure held together with gold ribbons. Brown and gold cut out paper is arranged on a white background. This is Jacob's ladder structure example for class by Laurel Tree Bindery