First Book after the Break

My first book after this break is a case-bound book, covered in a flannel that served me well as a pyjama for some years. The headbands are hand stitched, endpapers are sewn-on, with some decorative paste downs that I swapped with dwaallicht or Ignis Fatuus a few weeks ago. It has 320 pages from beautiful […]

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Welcome Give Away: The Winners Are…

It is time to pull the winners for my give-aways. I pulled from the 16 people who left comments on the first post on this blog. I wrote all the names on scraps of paper, put them in a hat-like object, and then shook it until one dropped out: The material package goes to Robyn […]

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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 (Rostschutz und Lack und was nicht – das Produkt war angeblich 4 in 1) in […]

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Blog Style

Apologies to all who came to visit this afternoon and only got a code-error message. I have this theme now seriously updated. I hope the posts are better readable now. And I think the overall look is less crowded. I am still unhappy with some things, but these problems will be addressed during the weekend. […]

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