I had these workbenches almost since the moment I started to run bookbinding classes at my studio back in Moscow. As this location served both as woodworking and bookbinding workshop, I had all means to make them on my own.
Some of you may remember that my workshop serves both as my bookbinding and woodworking den. This has some advantages and creates some challenges, not very typical for a bookbinder’s studio. Workshop is far from being a comfortable place at the moment and I have lots of plans on how to improve it. However, I’ve already done a lot of work and wanted to share some thoughts with you. Continue reading →