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Welcome to my Bookbinding Blog

The making of books, the teaching of bookbinding and the association with other bookbinders and book artists has become the focus and passion of my life. Bookbinding has many aspects and we debate a lot about the precise definitions of various aspects but, working with our hands within this discipline, challenging our skills and creativity is intriguing, frustrating and exciting.
Sydney Bookbinding
Sydney Bookbinding

My bindings

headband-and-edge-decoration

Here are details of endpapers, edge decoration and headbanding. It was an Australian story by Thea Astley and I wanted to get the feeling of our dry, rough country.  The marbled endpapers were ones I purchased from a marbler a long …
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Sydney Bookbinding

Ted Chapman takes special course

Ted-demonstrating-sewing

On the first night of our 6 week course for half leather letterpress binding Ted demonstrated the way to sew sections onto cords. Firstly channels were sawn into the spine of the text block. The cords were attached to the …
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Sydney Bookbinding