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Archive for September, 2009

Boom Box Bindary

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Monica Holtsclaw of Boom Box Bindery.  An article written based on our conversation can be found here.

It was a pleasure speaking with Monica.  It is always nice to make new friends with like minded people.

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Walnut nipping press

Nipping press made from solid Walnut, built using traditional joinery techniques.  This press is a fine quality heirloom tool  built to last for more than a lifetime.

Book Binder's Nipping Press

Total dimensions:  W: 17″ x H: 11″ x D: 6 1/2″

Daylight dimensions:  H:  6″ x W: 14″

Book Binder's Nipping Press

This nipping press has been sold but I am currently working on  more.  Please contact me if you are interested in having one reserved.  The current wait time for this piece is approximately 18 days.

Book Binder's Nipping Press

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Punching Cradle (no. 3)
Hand carved and inlayed book binder’s/book art tool created from exotic hardwoods.

Punching Cradle (no. 3)
The punching cradle is used for support while punching signatures. Hand carved legs (Walnut) support a thick slab of African Mahogany. A movable signature stop holds book signatures in place. The stop is inlayed with Mother of Pearl.

Punching Cradle (no. 3)

L: 16″ x H: 6″ x W: 9″

Punching Cradle (no. 3)

Please visit my Etsy shop for details.

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Folder/Lifter

Hand carved African Gabon Ebony folder with Pearl inlay perfect for paper folding, scoring, and boxmaking. The back functions as a lifter.

Comfortable shape reaches awkward areas when scoring objects such as boxes or pop up books. Comfortable for normal folding as well.

This item is for the book binder / book artist who would like a hand carved folder without the box.

Ebony Lifter/Folder

Available at my Etsy Store.

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