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My Water Brushes

In the past weeks I have been working a lot with water brushes, and now just love them. My first water brush was a Sakura Koi with a no. 2 nib, bought in May last year. My thought was that … Continue reading

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The Joy of Sacks

Just because I am not binding books these days doesn’t mean I don’t shop for bookbinding. In the book “Going Postal” by Terry Pratchett, there is a guy named Stanley an extreme nerd who collects pins. In one scene he … Continue reading

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Selfmade Scoring Board

I have had quite a couple of requests for A5 sized books in the last time. Up until now, I measured the size on each sheet of paper, and cut accordingly. That takes an awful amount of time. So this … Continue reading

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Back Then

When I was cleaning out some drawers in my studio today, I found these – strips of white cloth, (as well as some rests of a shirt with stripes, but I used up most of those), “backed” with gray tissue … Continue reading

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My new corner chomper

I bought a corner chomper recently. It was on sale, and I thought, I would find a use for it eventually, and bought it. Now I made the first book which makes use of the new tool. I am both … Continue reading

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Tiger Press

I’m finished with spraypainting my new tigerpress. Now let’s see whether I still can remember how to make books…

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Getting closer to finishing the press

Endlich bin ich fast fertig mit dem Restaurieren der Buchpresse. Linker Hand ist nochmal ein Bild, wie sie aussah, als ich sie gekauft habe. Heute bin ich endlich mit dem Saubermachen fertig geworden und sie hat eine erste Schicht Lack … Continue reading

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Me Working – Still not on Books

The past week I have mainly been busy with creating my homepage. I am rather proud that I wrote the whole page by hand and not in a visual editor or with preset styles. Using wordpress for the blog and … Continue reading

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