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Sold Out

So the limited edition of Chairmaker’s Notebook is officially sold out. Though I knew this would happen I certainly did not expect it to happen in less than a week. I know there are more of you out there that were hoping to pre-order a copy. I would suggest you still contact […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Editions, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Welcome to the Bindery

I am a craftsman and artist working out of my home in NC. But before that I was living in Beverly, MA working at an art store, applying to internships, and considering an MFA.

Finding the right school after receiving my bachelors’ was not an easy decision. I was looking all over the country and Europe […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

A New Edition in the Shop

When my friend Peter Galbert first told me he was writing and illustrating a book my mind went exactly where you would expect it to go.  “You should get a few extra copies for me to do a nice binding”.  This soon developed into a small edition of leather bindings for those devoted readers that wanted a special handbound, signed copy […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Editions|0 Comments

A Detailed Look

As promised I will be going through the prototype for Chairmaker’s Notebook in detail in this blog post. To start I wanted to reiterate the difference you will see between this book and a production bound version. With large formatted art books the weight of the textblock can strain the joints of the book. The […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Editions|4 Comments