Monthly Archives: February 2010

Book Repair

I’m done. Finally this job has been taken care of. What is the job you have been pushing at the end of your to do list? Ha! Ich bin endlich fertig. Ich bin froh, dass meine lange Bank endlich wieder … Continue reading

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Rebinding Update

So, gestern habe ich den Buchblock noch fertig zusammengeheftet. Die Vorsätze sind umgeklebt und mit angeheftet. Der Rücken hat nur seine natürliche Rundung. Im Moment it er noch nicht sehr stabil. Ich denke, ich werde noch eine weitere Lage Gaze … Continue reading

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First Book Repair

A little more than a year ago, I decided that after making so many blank books, I wanted to learn how to repair books, too. I took one of the books from our shelves that was in need of repair, … Continue reading

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Ha!Ha!Ha!

Well, it lies in the nature of experiments that most of them go wrong. No, this is not a random tangle I found at the bottom of my yarnbox. This, mesdames et messieurs, is the new, knitted bookmark! I cannot … Continue reading

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Sarah Bodman: Creating Artists’ Books

Review of Sarah Bodman’s book “Creating Artists’ Books”. I liked it, and recommend it for all who are seeking for an answer to the question: “How (else) can I spread my views among the people?” Continue reading

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Facebook

You can now also find Büchertiger on Facebook. And I have forgotten whether I already told you – So maybe I am telling you a second time – that I can also be found on twitter.

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Monster Book – Making of

In this top view you can see why I have to cut its hair: On the turn-ins I want the mesh to be free of hair, so that the next board will properly stick to it.

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The Awful German Language Pamphlet – Now Affordable

Do you remember my Awful German Language Pamphlet Project? I cut and printed 10 Lino cuts, illustrating Mark Twain’s “Awful German Language”, an appendix to “A Vamp Abroad”. The plan was, to have this limited handprinted edition of 12 sell … Continue reading

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Failure or New Design?

This did not turn out like intended. Not sure yet, whether I have to file this under “unintentional design” or under “failure”. The book will have to stay in my studio for a while, and stand being stared at. Probably … Continue reading

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A Happy Fulfilling Weekend

Says Büchertiger (BT) to her husband (H): “What do we want to do this weekend?” H: “Let’s do something fun!” BT: “We could go out to a museum or exhibit.” H: “Mhm, is there an interesting exhibit at the moment?” … Continue reading

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