Burning Tool / Soldering Iron

Well, I really should be working on other things, namley on the completion of 346. So I just gave it a quick go – and rather like the outcome of this first test. I first tried it on the thick parchment paper which I used to make to touch and to cut. When the tip […]

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Ruling Pens and Technical Pens – Part I: Ruling Pens

I have recently started to buy some technical drafting tools and experimented a little with different kinds of usage for them. I mentioned that I could show off my (many newly acquired) collection of pens, and to my delight, you seemed interested. While writing it, I realized that just showing you a picutre of my […]

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My Water Brushes

In the past weeks I have been working a lot with water brushes, and now just love them. My first water brush was a Sakura Koi with a no. 2 nib, bought in May last year. My thought was that it would be a good thing to take for outside journalling. At first I only […]

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The Joy of Sacks

Just because I am not binding books these days doesn’t mean I don’t shop for bookbinding. In the book “Going Postal” by Terry Pratchett, there is a guy named Stanley an extreme nerd who collects pins. In one scene he opens a sack of pins he bought earlier. The paragraph goes like this: He was […]

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Selfmade Scoring Board

I have had quite a couple of requests for A5 sized books in the last time. Up until now, I measured the size on each sheet of paper, and cut accordingly. That takes an awful amount of time. So this weekend I finally made something to facilitate this work. The dark horizontal lines are slits […]

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