Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Rebinding . . .


A 1905 little 3.5 x 2.5 in prayer book looking rather dapper after rebinding. 


Sunday, April 3, 2016

Sonnets 2016 . . .


I am setting type for Shakespeare’s sonnet 117, my contribution to the Bodleian Library's Sonnets 2016! The Bodleian Library at Oxford is collecting 154 Shakespeare sonnets from printers around the world. Expect to see more photos as I make progress.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Recent Commission . . .


I just finished rebinding a deteriorating copy of "The History of Cayuga County" published in 1879. The client asked that I save the original cloth and attach it to a new leather cover. Now it is a usable book once again!


Thursday, March 31, 2016

Book Repair Workshop. . . .


Some impressive before and after photos from my book repair workshop! Considering this was only a three session class with all beginners, everyone did a terrific job. 


Bookbinding Workshop. . . .


Students in my recent bookbinding class finishing up their first books! 


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Recent Commission . . .


If you are from my neck of the woods, you may recognize this historic home! Here is my drawing as letterpress printed for the proud owner.


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

ATF Newsletter . . .


This is my contribution as printed in the the most recent ATF (American Typecasting Fellowship) newsletter! This newsletter was completely printed from metal type by Rich Hopkins, and features over thirty contributions by ATF members who mailed their actual physical type to Rich for inclusion.


Sunday, February 21, 2016

The Easter Gift . . .



With Easter on it's way, don't forget about my colorful letterpress printed Easter book!

The Easter Gift, letterpress printed in numerous colors and now bound in hard cover. Dimensions are 5.125 x 8.25 in when closed, 6 pages in length. A fictional story inspired by Pysanky egg decorating and customs.