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Eden Workshops A World Resource For The World Of Book Binding.

book bindingEden Workshops, run by a family of practising bookbinders with 60 years of experience between them, bringing you the best in traditional book binding methods and genuine offers on exclusive equipment and materials.

We supply hard to find items like our range of antique reproduction book clasps and corners, without doubt the largest range of book fittings in the world. Free colour catalogue.

Check out our range of DVD & CD bookbinding tutorials 

Plus 11 FREE tutorials for you in .pdf format plus some interesting content.

 

If you are in the market for a cold gluing machine, check out our review.

We bring you the very best equipment from all over Europe. We are agents for Sumbel, Omni Libris, Buchbinderie Muller & Bookbinding Supplies.

NEW! Have a look at the solid cast brass finishing tools by DK Tools & Bindings. Band nippers, fillet wheels, multitool with over 30 interchangeable solid brass attachments, which include a set of 3 pallets, decorative heads and gouges.

Don't forget to browse the back issues of the Bookbinders Digest.

 

Our mail box is monitored  from 8am - 11pm GMT. so you can be sure of a prompt reply.

UK visitors please note. You only pay UK postage rates for equipment, type and finishing tools etc.

Special low shipping rates to the USA.

 

Book binding materials, tools & equipment...

 

bookbinding equipmentBook binding equipment. We have found a supplier of superb quality traditionally made wooden equipment. This equipment features larger diameter screws and threaded cheeks, which give longer life to the press and enable greater pressure to be achieved. Made of furniture grade solid beech this bookbinding equipment will stand regular hard use.

 

 DVD tutorial

Learn bookbinding at home. The Cd by Angela Sutton provides an inexpensive introduction to the craft of bookbinding. The series of 4 DVD's by Nick Cowlishaw provide a comprehensive grounding in Forwarding, Case Binding & Leather Binding. Also included is his seminal DVD on Cloth Case Repair

 

P & S engraving

Brass finishing tools Not all finishing tools are created equal. These tools are endorsed by Mr. Bernard C. Middleton MBE FSA. They have refinements that make the job of finishing easier. Getting brass blocks engraved has always been a costly business, but we have found a first class engraver with low overheads, if you are still reeling from a quote by a mainstream engraver, give us a call, you may be pleasantly surprised. Engraved Brass Blocks at very competitive prices.

 

 book leather

Book leathers. We can supply grade 2 shrunk grain Nigerian goatskin for only £8.50 per sq ft which is about half the price of comperable skins from Talas or Hewit's. We can also provide premium grade undyed sheepskin in 0.3mm, perfect for leather labels, and the leather of choice for covering boxes. Also dyed through sheepskin skiver with no surface finish, book quality, an ideal book binding material for case bindings.

 bookbinding mentoring

Mentoring.  We offer a guiding hand to those new to bookbinding or the related crafts. No matter what stage you are at, we can answer your questions and help you find your way forward. We may be able to find a teacher near you, or help you to learn at home. We can help you locate second hand equipment, tools, binding materials, we give unbiased advice based on 30 plus years experience. We ask only a nominal fee for this service.

 

 papers

Bookbinding papers. We give you the opportunity to purchase high quality book papers in quantity at wholesale prices. Machine made antique laid paper, perfect for end papers only 15p a sheet, supplied in 500's.

 

 

 

 

EVERY MONTH I SEND OUT THE BOOKBINDERS DIGEST. WHICH AIMS TO BRING YOU INTERESTING ITEMS CONCERNING THE WORLD OF BOOKBINDING AND RELATED CRAFTS. IF YOU WOULD CARE TO SUBSCRIBE PLEASE JUST MAIL ME PUTTING "EDEN" IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

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