Workshop with Brother Edgard Claes September 16-21, 2013 The workshop will be held in Cambridge, MA Enrollment limited to 10 students, only 3 spots remain open. Experience in fine binding is necessary. Tuition is $950, which includes materials such as adhesives, papers, wood and wood veneers, and leathers. Students are asked to their own small Read More »
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Thanks to the guys over at Boulter Plywood (you wouldn’t believe how much I love that place), I am using a new glue for adhering veneer. It works just as the Contact glue worked but is positionable until you hit it with a hot iron. It yields an incredibly strong hold.
We probably should have advertised this long ago, but gift certificates are available for purchase from Sonya Sheats Bookbinding. Gift certificates are applicable toward classes, albums, boxes, or custom orders (e.g., fine and design bindings and enclosures in paper, cloth, and leather). Interested in picking up a gift certificate for someone you know? Inquire here!
Received great news today from the Nobel Museum in Sweden. Roughly two months ago, I sent my submission in to the Nobel Museum Bookbinding Exhibition, an edition of Tomas Tranströmer’s Madrigal that I bound in true quarter goatskin with covers and slipcase in birch and zebrawood. And today, I received this in the mail: (from Read More »