Following the changes made to our sewing frame with hooks for cord adjustment, the cheaper version of the tool was revamped as well. Instead of the previously used chipboard, now it has a wooden board for a base.
The launch of our new section punching tool was a blast! First, it was warmly welcomed by our Instagram followers, and then the orders just continued to come every day! Here are only a few of the recent orders.
We've been asked to add this item to our stock for quite a long time. And finally, that moment came. From now on, we offer this signature punching cradle with a guide for an awl at our Etsy shop.
Like our corner cutting jigs? Well, what's not to like—we make them in multiple sizes allowing you to adapt to almost any cardboard you may use for your book's covers. Now we offer you a metal version of the same tool!
We are happy to announce that we moved to a newer version of our corner cutting jigs. From now on they will be delivered to our customers with sizes inscribed on the surface. This works both for dimensions in mm and inches.
Our collection of book scanning frames now includes one more size designed for miniature books. We cover almost everything from small, for books up to 13x18 cm, and up to extra large that can accommodate tomes as large as 28x36 cm.
What I truly love about bookbinding (woodworking, other crafts) is that there is always a chance to experiment, find some new tricks, small hacks and create strange jigs. Currently I’m working on a couple of large boxes (for dolls) designed to resemble books. The project brought me a lot of fun, and I plan to share all of it in time =) Continue reading →
Last week I’ve tried to use a makeshift plough to trim several books. It took me more than three hours to create that plough from a chisel with sandpaper. Several days ago, I had to visit a hardware store, and found there a cheap Chinese bench grinder (like $20 cheap). After a moment of hesitation, I bought it along with several different chisels to experiment with. Continue reading →
One of my students have recently shared with me a photo of her instruments lined up alongside each other. Of course that’s not a full kit she uses — there is some heavier machinery. I know that for sure. Anyway, it gives some understanding of her bookbinding habits and preferences. Continue reading →