Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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Finally Summer is here

Finally summer has reached the UK. Today we are expecting temeratures to soar up to 25 degrees celcius, which are temperatures that count like really hot summer here. I was thinking of putting up the kid’s paddling pool but then I took a look outside and I realised it wouldn’t be a good idea: When […]

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Writing and Making

As you might know I am currently participating in a writer’s course (Draft your novel in 16 weeks), and so I am now indeed in the middle of writing the largest piece I have ever written. I hope it will end up being a novel. At this point I wouldn’t even mind if it turned […]

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Working on a Weekend, and 346 still not finished

  I don’t really know where the last four weeks went that passed since my last blogpost. I worked on finishing the scrolls, making the tubes for them, planning/making boxes to hold all together, and in between added more details to the model. On pretty much all fronts I encountered problems that kept me from […]

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Worktable Weekly – Sanding, Printing, Gluing, Sculpting

Being true to my own goals for this year, I thought I’d summarize my last week. Last Wednesday I drove to a DIY centre and bought another pine rod to form my dowels for the 346 scrolls, 2.5cm x 240cm. I also bought two wooden saws and a saw bench. I must say, I almost […]

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