This page displays a few of our wide selection of hand book binding supplies for the hobbyist and professional. For more materials for hand bookbinding either click on the subcategories that follow or in the list at left.
B4125. Don Etherington: Design Bindings, A Retrospective B4125. Don Etherington: Design Bindings, A Retrospective. 2016. 96pp. 8.5"x11". Paper
**Discontinued with Limited Stock**
A catalogue and appreciation of Etherington's achievements over his long and distinguished career, printed for a retrospective exhibition at HEC Montreal. Includes introductory words by Don Etherington, Jonathan Tremblay (President of ARA Canada), and Maureen Clapperton, and an essay by John MacKrell. In addition to color illustrations and descriptions of the bindings in the exhibition, the catalogue also shows bindings not in the exhibition, as well as custom bindings by friends, students, and colleagues of his earlier book Bookbinding & Conservation: A Sixty Year Odyssey of Art and Craft.
S348. Japanese Push Drill Set / Screw Punch Japanese Push Drill. Now with 9 drill bits!
The hollow-point drills cut holes in papers, leathers, and binders board. Pressure on the wooden shaft causes drill to spin and cut hole. Set of 9 interchangeable drills: 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5.0 mm. A marvelous tool worth the price.
Note: The 3mm drill comes in the push drill. All other bits are individually bagged.
This set is the AUTHENTIC Japanese Drill Punch. There are many cheap imposters on the market. Rest assured, we still stock only the highest quality original!
For bookbinders, this small, ingenious, and sturdy portable cradle assembles in an instant with Velcro. Take it apart, and the three aluminum pieces nest together for storage or travel. Length: 8 inches
S340. Jade 403. PVA. Jade 403. PVA adhesive for bookbinding.
Used for hand bookmaking and box making. Use to adhere paper to paper, paper to board, board to board, cloth to board. Flexible when dry. Thins with water. Permanent bond when dry. pH neutral. Acid free. Highly recommended.
Choose size: 8oz (1/2 pint) or 16oz (pint)
Jade PVA will not work if it has frozen. Use caution ordering this item during the winter, as it may freeze during transit. Ordering in the winter months is at your own risk.
S489. Book Press: Small Book & Paper Press
For books/papers up to 8.5"x11".
6 inches of daylight between the press floor and raised platen.
While this was designed as a paper press it makes an
excellent book press at an affordable cost. Delivers 2000 lbs. of pressure. This high-quality press is made of Baltic birch plywood with a professional finish. Easily moved from one location to another. Ships fully assembled, maintenance-free. For paper makers: Paper dried slowly under pressure yields a smoother, flatter, harder surface and is less likely to feather ink.