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Bring it, 2013

These are my wishes for the new year: 1. Buy a press here in the UK 2. Get a new book underway 3. Find a reasonable dirty gin martini in … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bookbinding Now Interview

An interview I did in early November with Susan Mills for Bookbinding Now is now available to listen to online. Would you like to hear it?

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

What lives on the shelf

Last week, I finally acquired the object of my dreams, a knockoff Globe Wernicke stacking bookcase with glass fronted shelves. As soon as we got our three-piece set home and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 6 Comments

My entire day was devoted to this:

*hours and hours* Tomorrow, back to bookbinding.    

December 5, 2012 · 7 Comments

Late Notes from Pyramid Atlantic

The Pyramid Atlantic Artists’ Book Fair has come and gone! Aren’t you sad you missed it? Here is a tip: For kicks, share a table for two days with the … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hello, Milwaukee. Nice books!

Last Tuesday I voted, got on a plane, and immediately found myself in a room full of artists’ books. Max Yela, my gracious host at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, brought me … Continue reading

November 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

Things that have come in the post

First of all, lets just admire this box. Note the pride that the shipper must have taken in his craft. The youth who delivered this wreck literally ran away after … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 3 Comments

Fond. It is actually a book. Just like I promised.

The first few copies of Fond are bound. Get a load of this, guys: There are still a few things to do before I officially release the book. I would … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 12 Comments


I knocked out the last press runs on this book last week. Without ceremony, my days have transitioned from printing the book to binding the book. I am keeping all … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

OCAC: The Books Are Nigh!

Thank you, Susan, for the best expression I have ever seen on a new printer. The object of her attention can be found below: Oooh la la. Things are coming … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 2 Comments