Category Archives: leather

Small Bible Rebound

This little Bible has just gotten worn out. The spine is an embrittled hide glue mess. After this picture was taken, I took the binding apart,  made page repairs, sweated off the old glued spine and then locked it in … Continue reading

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Gray’s Memoirs – 1775

Gray’s Memoirs in the bindery for a hinge repair. Continue reading

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Gladney Family Bible

Gladney Family Bible repair and restoration. The bookbinding is very straight forward on a leather bound book of the 19th century. Continue reading

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Bookbinder’s Dressing Leather Care Video

How to guide and tips on leather care for objects of leather. Continue reading

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Heape Family Bible

A Family Bible with extensive records needs to be transposed to keyboarded text. Continue reading

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