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I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. This is the last one - Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Repairing the Humble Paperback. It includes converting a paperback or limp cover into a hardcover book. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. This is the last one - Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Repairing the Humble Paperback. It includes converting a paperback or limp cover into a hardcover book. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: The Springback Ledger Account Book. This unique binding is designed to open flat for writing in, while still maintaining a stiff spine to prevent gold tooling from cracking. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: The Springback Ledger Account Book. This unique binding is designed to open flat for writing in, while still maintaining a stiff spine to prevent gold tooling from cracking. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is Bookbinder’s Workshop Volume 6: Getting Started & Cloth Repair by Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. It’s over 2 1/2 hours long. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is Bookbinder’s Workshop Volume 6: Getting Started & Cloth Repair by Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. It’s over 2 1/2 hours long. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Boxes for Books. He shows how to make a solander box and a slipcase. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Boxes for Books. He shows how to make a solander box and a slipcase. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Restoring the 1819 Atlas. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Today’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Restoring the 1819 Atlas. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Restoring The Family Bible. Master Bookbinder Peter Goodwin is a joy to listen to and I’ve learned so much from watching him. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is Bookbinding with Peter Goodwin: Restoring The Family Bible. Master Bookbinder Peter Goodwin is a joy to listen to and I’ve learned so much from watching him. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs. Tonight’s is The Bookbinder’s Workshop Instructional Series, Vol. IV: Binding an Early 19th Century Book in Period Style Leather by Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding DVDs. Tonight’s is The Bookbinder’s Workshop Instructional Series, Vol. IV: Binding an Early 19th Century Book in Period Style Leather by Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding instruction DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is the best gold tooling instruction I’ve ever seen. Its 113 minutes that I must’ve watched 100 times. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my entire collection of bookbinding instruction DVDs on eBay. Tonight’s is the best gold tooling instruction I’ve ever seen. Its 113 minutes that I must’ve watched 100 times. See the link in my bio for the auction.
I’m auctioning off my collection of bookbinding instruction DVDs on eBay. This first pair is from Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. See my bio for link.
I’m auctioning off my collection of bookbinding instruction DVDs on eBay. This first pair is from Master Bookbinder Michael Chrisman. See my bio for link.
Found this one in the tailor’s shop at Colonial Williamsburg. Looks identical to one of the samples from the bindery. I wish I’d gotten a photo of the comb the binders used for paste papers.
Found this one in the tailor’s shop at Colonial Williamsburg. Looks identical to one of the samples from the bindery. I wish I’d gotten a photo of the comb the binders used for paste papers.
Books found in the cabinet makers shop in Colonial Williamsburg.
Books found in the cabinet makers shop in Colonial Williamsburg.
The samples books that you are encouraged to touch at the book bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
The samples books that you are encouraged to touch at the book bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
More from the book bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
More from the book bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
The wall of brass rolls at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
The wall of brass rolls at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
The massive standing press at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
The massive standing press at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
According to the master binder, the most expensive book bound in Williamsburg was this Conspiracy to Burn Down New York. After all that meticulous gold tooling, someone neglected to plan out the title onlay and ran out of room for the word “conspiracy.”
According to the master binder, the most expensive book bound in Williamsburg was this Conspiracy to Burn Down New York. After all that meticulous gold tooling, someone neglected to plan out the title onlay and ran out of room for the word “conspiracy.”
2 laying presses with ploughs at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
2 laying presses with ploughs at the book bindery in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
6 sewing frames from the bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
6 sewing frames from the bindery at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.