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Miscellaneous Suppliers / Services

K. Baggs Trimming (bespoke leather splitting)

Bookbinding 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.

Brockman 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.

Brixton Morris: suppliers of vintage mahogany lab tables that are ideal for bookbinding.

Buck & Ryan: Tools

Conservation-by-Design: is 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.

Fine Cut Graphic Imaging Ltd: Screenprinters, Engravers, Rotary hot foiling, Bookbinding Tools.

Harmatan Leather, Ltd: Manufacturers of  fine goatskin and calfskin bookbinding leathers.

Harry 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 bookbinders.

Kurz (UK) Ltd: Foil supplier.

Leather For Us: Online leather supplier. Florence, Italy.

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.

Philips 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 London.

TALAS: Comprehensive hand bookbinding supplier in New York City. Full service online ordering.

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.




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