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Simplified Binding for Metal Books

Simplified Binding for Metal Books

Inspired by Eileen Wallace’s work, I knew a book with steel covers was possible. 18 months and many prototypes and doubt-filled days later, I made it work.

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Copper Riveting

Copper Riveting

Riveting may seem an odd topic to file under bookbinding, but nevertheless it came up in a recent commission. I used copper rivets to attach the metal book covers.

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Poetry Black

Poetry Black

We’re packing up the Stern & Faye Print Farm, wondering after each object and its potential destination. I don’t even have a shop of my own yet – that’s to come a year and a half later –

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The Press: Golding Jobber No. 6

The Press: Golding Jobber No. 6

Our main press at Expedition is an 8×12 Golding Jobber No. 6, built in 1901 and still running strong. Running beautifully. She’s petite when it comes to job presses, weighing in at a mere 700 lbs.
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Scraps of Red

Scraps of Red

I love the challenge of color – and believe me, it’s almost always a challenge. In fact, many printers will attest that only three colors exist: black, red, and the white of the paper. What letterpress printer doesn’t love constraints?

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