Friday, May 27, 2016

Recent Commission . . .


Anyone familiar with letterpress will know that achieving a large solid and maintaining tight registration is not easy, especially when needed 2000 times over! Such was the case with this most recent commission from The Frick Collection designed by Don Swanson.  


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Recent Commission . . .


I letterpress printed these classy cards designed by Mark Argetsinger (http://argetsingerbooks.com/) and shipped them to Australia! 


Sunday, May 22, 2016

Recent Commission . . .


New letterpress printed bookmarks for the Friends of the Springport Free Library


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!