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John Jacques

The new John Jacques shear arrived last night. Paul and Dustin, of Bindery Tools, LLC, came in last night. They were nice enough to take their time on the road so that I could put Felix to bed before the ruckus. Once they arrived and saw the stairs, they decided to take the machine apart  Read More »

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Want to take a class?

There is still space available in the Wednesday evening class (starts Oct. 19). This class is a weekly class which runs from 6h30-9pm and costs $40/day. This class is for 4 students maximum. Students attend class once a week and learn the process involved in traditional bookbinding. Students make 2 books over the course of  Read More »

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Opening Reception Friday

for deFINEd BINDINGS 26 Bindings of the Pictorial Webster’s Dictionary Opening Reception this Friday, October 7, 6h30-8h30 at Bromfield Gallery. All are welcome! With awards (one for me), Chronicle Books, and John Carrera of Quercus Press, the creator of the Pictorial Webster’s. Bromfield Gallery 450 Harrison Ave Boston, MA 02118 October 5-29, 2011 Gallery  Read More »

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Back to USA

Though I dread my return to the States (well, it is more that I dread leaving France and this this and this) this fall is looking to be quite exciting. My first week back coincides with the GBW Seminar on Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding, conveniently in Boston, MA. Also that week is the  Read More »

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Last fall, I submitted work to a call for entries for the New England Guild of Bookworkers‘ juried exhibition. The set book was the Pictorial Webster’s: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities by Johnny Carrera at Quercus Press, and the design was up to each participant. My binding was one of 26 chosen, and I found  Read More »

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