In order to build Bakelite from sources, you will need following tools and libraries :
You can get Bakelite sources by Subversion, with read access by.
Apache Maven in required to compile, manage dependencies and package Bakelite. Get it from maven.apache.org.
Multivalent library is required for PDF processing within Bakelite. You have to download it from there and then install it as third-party artifact in your Maven repository :
# mvn install:install-file -DgroupId=multivalent -DartifactId=multivalent -Dpackaging=jar -Dversion=0.8.5.20060102 \ -Dfile=/path/to/downloaded/multivalent.jar
According your Java JDK/JRE version you could have to download jai-core and/or jai-codec and install it as third-party artifact in Maven repository, like Multivalent.