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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Bring it, 2013

These are my wishes for the new year: 1. Buy a press here in the UK 2. Get a new book underway 3. Find a reasonable dirty gin martini in … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to make a collapsible punching trough

Happy Holidays! Who needs mulled wine and a pile of gifts when you’ve got a tub of PVA and a stack of binders board? This year, give yourself the gift … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

Edition Binding 101

I am often asked how long it takes me to make one book. It is an impossible question to answer and I often seem evasive or befuddled when I try. … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 18 Comments

Bookbinding Now Interview

An interview I did in early November with Susan Mills for Bookbinding Now is now available to listen to online. Would you like to hear it?

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

What lives on the shelf

Last week, I finally acquired the object of my dreams, a knockoff Globe Wernicke stacking bookcase with glass fronted shelves. As soon as we got our three-piece set home and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 6 Comments

My entire day was devoted to this:

*hours and hours* Tomorrow, back to bookbinding.    

December 5, 2012 · 7 Comments

Geneva Book Marathon

Someone give me a bottle of water, a medal, and one of those magical tin foil blankets. And maybe some prize money. This month of travel is over, ending with … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 4 Comments