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Miscellaneous Suppliers / Services
K. Baggs Trimming (bespoke leather splitting)
Supplies: A small cabinetmaking workshop based in Cumbria
using high grade kiln dried solid beech to make traditional
hand crafted presses, sewing frames and other equipment
for the bookbinder.
Bookbinders: The Brockman Bindery, founded by James
Brockman in 1976 and now co-run with his son Stuart, has developed
into a highly specialised hand craft bindery. The bindery supplies
tools and runs summer courses.
Morris: suppliers of vintage mahogany
lab tables that are ideal for bookbinding.
Buck & Ryan: Tools
a company dedicated to the design and supply of high quality conservation
storage and display products all grouped together under the banner
of the Timecare Collection.
Cut Graphic Imaging Ltd: Screenprinters, Engravers,
Rotary hot foiling, Bookbinding Tools.
Harmatan Leather, Ltd: Manufacturers
of fine goatskin and calfskin bookbinding
F. Rochat Ltd: Nipping/copying/printing presses.
J. Hewit & Sons, Ltd: Manufacturers
of fine goatskin, calfskin bookbinding leathers. Bowden headbands
and suppliers of equipment, tools, materials and sundries for all
Kurz (UK) Ltd: Foil supplier.
For Us: Online leather supplier. Florence,
P&S Engraving: Manufacturers
of high quality bookbinders finishing tools, brass type, paring machines.
Pennyfarthing Tools Ltd: Specialist
tool shop, based in Salisbury, dealing in antique, second-hand and
collectable tools for all crafts and professions.
Foils Ltd: Blocking presses, foil &
Philbond die bonding adhesive.
F J Ratchford Ltd: has
a comprehensive range of products that covers the full requirements
of most book binders. Our product range extends further than
Rexine Leathercloth, as we can now supply over 40 stock shades in
our Heritage Library Buckram.
Russell Fine Leathers & Russell
Bookcrafts: Supplier of high quality specialist
leathers and materials.
Sea Leather Wear (Calgary,
Canada): Tanned fish skins
Shepherds Bookbinders: Has
a large range of bookbinding equipment at its shop in central
hand bookbinding supplier in New York City. Full service online
John Thompson Gilders: Edge gilding service.
Washi Arts: is based in the USA but ships all around the world. Specialising in fine Japanese paper, tools and supplies. An extensive range of natural, dyed and decorative papers for binding, printing, conservation and repair are available.