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2014 - Renate Mesmer - Traditional Medieval Girdle Book – Making a Mode

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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The traditional medieval girdle book has an extended covering of soft leather often ending with a Turk’s Head knot. The book was bound in this way so the knot could be tucked under a girdle or belt and the book swung up for reading. Renate’s presentation starts with a brief introduction into…

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2014 - Peter Geraty - Parchment Over Boards

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Peter Geraty of Praxis Bindery explores the binding of books in parchment over boards. Because of its reputation, people tend to shy away from parchment as a binding material; the focus of this presentation is to dispel some of that anxiety. Peter demonstrates and discusses techniques that will enable…

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2013 - Karen Hanmer - Variations on the Sewn Boards and Drum Leaf Bindings

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Sewn Boards binding incorporates stiffened outer signatures sewn along with the text block which then function as a book's cover boards. Drum Leaf binding is composed of single folios, not signatures, where the sewing thread is hidden and the complexities of text imposition are eliminated. Many…

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2013 - James Reid-Cunningham - Leather Rebacking

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Traditional leather rebacking techniques for both tight and hollow back books are demonstrated. Leather rebacking utilizes thinned and colored leather to repair broken joints and reattach loose boards and spines. Facing and lifting an original tight back spine, adding a new spine lining, paring, coloring…

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2013 - Eric Alstrom - Traditional Bindings, Untraditional Books: Japanese Manuscript Bindings and Boxes

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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The Japanese tradition of binding departs from the Western tradition in many ways, including materials, methodology and functionality. These differences lend themselves to a fresh approach when used in modern artists' books. Traditional techniques for binding, sewing pattern variations, and wrap-around…

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2013 - Don Glaister - Covering a Book in Full Leather, Applying Leather Hinges, and Board Lining

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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The full process of covering a book with goatskins - from the initial pasting out of the leather to the final tweaking of the mitered corners is demonstrated in the first half of the presentation. The second half shows applying pared leather as hinges and cover board linings (paste downs). Throughout…

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2012 - Steve Miller - The Sandragraph Approach

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Sandragraph low-relief printing plates are simple to make, varied, and exciting to print. They result in letterpress-printed shapes and images that stand alone or can provide a background to other content layers. The Sandragraph is also a creative way to produce unique end sheets and printed papers for…

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2012 - Pamela Smith - Marbling: Traditional and More

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Demonstration of marbling techniques for both adhering to tradition (where patterns and color palettes are strictly dictated) and breaking free of its limitations. The demonstration moves step by step through the making of 18th century gold-veined French Shell, oak leaf, and zebra patterns and then focuses…

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2012 - Daniel Kelm - Binding Structures Featuring Removable Pages

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Demonstration of the mechanics of various binding systems that allow for removable and interchangeable pages. Some structures utilize Daniel’s wire edge binding system and others modify existing technologies, such as the Chicago screw post, for use in large and heavy books. Includes discussion…

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2011-Todd Pattison - Conservation of 19th Century Publisher’s Bindings

from Guild of Book Workers PRO on October 22, 2018

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Although 19th century cloth Publishers’ Bindings were typically produced in multiples, many of these bindings are just as rare or historically important as leather bindings from the same time period. This presentation focuses on techniques for quickly and sympathetically repairing cloth bindings…

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Along Chapel Road

from AS FILM PRO on October 20, 2018

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A filmmaker who found his home in a novel, tries against hope to retrieve this world in reality. The result is a dialogue in images and words between the writer and filmmaker, about dreaming in vain and the urgency to compulsively persist in creating art for consolation and evocation. About the small…

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Licht (a.k.a. Light)

from AS FILM PRO on October 20, 2018

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An elderly single woman who realises she is terminally ill, packs some clothes in a suitcase, puts her fish in a plastic bag and leaves on foot. During her lonely journey she has some brief but intense encounters. She ends her Way of Sorrows in a monastery where she lies down and refuses all food and…

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