George Kachos

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Though I don’t make paste paper all the time, when I do it is a big, messy, blissful event. So let’s share the bliss. Here’s how to make it: Supplies Paper Don’t use printer…

skewing-blade

jeff peachey Peachey is a bookbinder and conservator in private practice. He also invents, makes, and sells bookbinding and conservation tools. Observations on Blade Angles of English Style Leather Paring Knives

Book Arts Web and Bonefolder Extras: Finishing in Hand Bookbinding, a new edition

Herbert and Peter Fahey. Finishing in Hand Bookbinding : A reprint in facsimile of the 1951 edition with a new Introduction by Alan Isaac.

napoleon claw knot

napoleon claw knot

Medieval book binding 7

Medieval book binding 7

toning_tissue_03

In my conservation work I often repair loose boards using the Japanese Tissue Board Reattachment method devised by Don Etherington.

Woodworkers use glue on nearly every project, and any woodworker who has applied clamping pressure to their joinery knows all about slippery glue joints. Just when you get everything aligned, and start to snug up the clamping pressure, the slippery glue joints start to float and all the care that you took getting everything dialed in perfectly is for naught as the pieces start to shift. The effect can also cause glue to ooze out and compromise the strength of the joint due to glue…

Woodworkers use glue on nearly every project, and any woodworker who has applied clamping pressure to their joinery knows all about slippery glue joints. Just when you get everything aligned, and start to snug up the clamping pressure, the slippery glue joints start to float and all the care that you took getting everything dialed in perfectly is for naught as the pieces start to shift. The effect can also cause glue to ooze out and compromise the strength of the joint due to glue…

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Bind a Book in Tooled Leather

Turn an old ugly book with a broken cover into an heirloom-worthy hand-tooled masterpiece. After trying several methods, I think I've found a pretty good one.