I have been making books for family, friends and other happy customers since I first began learning how to in 2002.
The books in my shop are all designed, measured, cut, glued/ adhered, sewn/ bound, and pressed by myself in very small home workspaces with the aid of handcrafted templates, a DIY book press, and other handy bookmaking tools (as well as coffee, tea, water, sunshine, gray skies, music, podcasts, npr, etc.!)
My affinity for paper is lifelong: journals, notebooks, diaries & handwritten letters; paper media of the small-scale & physical type via written or (especially) typewriter-key-clanked, photocopied or printed zines/ leaflets/ manifestos. During my teenage years I started in self publishing by making zines & running a distro. Through those years of writing, designing, and distributing zines I grew especially fond of the process of...
- Born on June 23
- Joined January 23, 2006