The music lives on – a stub binding structure

These pages of sheet music are important. They span a lifetime of playing and singing with others. Through the styles, trends and tastes of each era of life. Gathering memories and sampling them with every replay. A jutebox of musical memories. Irreplaceable. Unfortunately, someone in the past has attempted to bind them together slap-dash style; … Continue reading The music lives on – a stub binding structure

Once Upon a Shire – building a book for a community – Part 1.

In November 2014, when a group of ink and paper artists got together to plan a comprehensive community project about the Golden Plains Shire, there were unexpected and delightful results.  The ideas flowed, as we considered how the diversity of the shires history would be reflected in our work.  Everyone agreed that writing and drawing … Continue reading Once Upon a Shire – building a book for a community – Part 1.

Once Upon a Shire – an invitation

Once Upon a Shire,there were six artists and a bookbinder, whose work was inspired by time they spent with the Golden Plains community. Their musings and impressions were laid carefully and deliberately like stones in a dry wall across the hillside - tactile, honest, lasting. The work was bound, so that the wall we built can … Continue reading Once Upon a Shire – an invitation

Solander Boxes, part 2

Solander boxes are protective, archival, sturdy, and downright beautiful.These are custom photographic presentation boxes for Sonia at Bohemian Secret. Her talents deserve a beautiful presentation of her work to clients.  Here is the final product :)..and a few more process pics for my Binding friends..Fitting the magnetic closures - more tricky than you'd think.tray and case … Continue reading Solander Boxes, part 2

Solander Boxes, Part 1

Solander BoxesThey are protective, archival, sturdy, and downright beautiful.I'm making some custom boxes for Sonia at Bohemian Secret. Her photographic talents are obvious; her dedication to quality is impressive.  You really must visit her site to see her work, including salt prints, colodian, film, digital and more. These boxes are to house print sets for … Continue reading Solander Boxes, Part 1