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Bookbinding Apprenticeships available
Based in West London, Blissett Bookbinders, wish to recruit 2 apprentices for to learn the art of bookbinding. The full range of binding operations will be learned from basic procedures to fine binding and restoration. If you are interested in knowing more then please supply your CV and relevant experience if you have any. We will send you details of the apprenticeship and what will be expected. Please send your details or request for further information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Blissett Bookbinders (www.blissetts.com) are hoping to recruit another member of staff into the busy bindery to help with our blocking requirements. We run a PB&E foiling machine; Pragnant blocker and a Ludlow as well as hand tooling. If you already have experience in this work and general binding we hope to hear from you. We are also willing to hear from people who do not have experience but want to learn this work Please send your details or request for further information to email@example.com
Temple Bookbinders has a Full Time 37.5 hours per week vacancy. This is a new position, due to our exciting expansion in Central Headington, Oxford. We are looking for an experienced, motivated hand bookbinder / gold finisher to join our team.
Salary determined by relevant, proven qualification / experience in hand bookbinding. Experience in a hand bookbindery and being a team player are essential. Informal visits, by prior arrangement are welcome too.
Public transport amenities within 2 minutes walk i.e. Central Headington into Oxford City Centre (Train and Bus)
Working week:- Monday - Friday 08 00 - 17 00 .
Please send CV to: Temple Bookbinders Limited, 12 Stephen Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9AY
or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interviews arranged by appointment, please call Ian Barnes or Pauline Barnes on 01865 451940
An extremely confident, knowledgeable and professional individual who has over 29 years experience as a Bookbinder in forwarding, gold blocking, operating the pragnant, blocking (Marshall), cleat and nipping and pairing machines. Hand sewing, restoration and repair work, soft bound and hard-back, law books, slip cases, box making and thesis binding. Case making whether produced by machine or by hand. Strives to achieve a very high standard in whatever task is undertaken.
Please email email@example.com for CV.
Maltby's have a vacancy for an experienced hand bookbinder capable of carrying out some or all of the following functions: Antiquarian Book Repairs, Limited Edition Leather Bindings, Journal Binding, Thesis Binding and Foil Blocking.
This is a permanent position joining an existing team.
In the fist instance, please send CV to:
Garry Phipps, Maltby's the Bookbinders, Horspath Trading Centre, Pony Road, Oxford, OX4 2RD
email firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel 01865 747459
R.S. Bookbinders are looking for an experienced & motivated bookbinder to join their based in Hockley, Essex. They produce books, presentation boxes, various binders & slipcases. All of which are bespoke made by hand to the highest standards.
Applicants must have experience working in a bindery with good knowledge of all aspects of bookbinding and surrounding areas such as printing and box making. Basic requirements such as good written and verbal communication skills are required. A keen eye for detail is a must as well as the ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Experience of various techniques such as die cutting & foil blocking are an advantage.
Please send your CV to email@example.com (Subject Ref - Bookbinder Vacancy)
Come and teach at the LCBA! The centre is looking to add more workshops to their schedule. If you have an idea for a workshop to teach at the Centre, please let them know by filling in the form on their web site.
You can see examples of their current workshops at londonbookarts.eventbrite.co.uk
Questions? Get in touch with Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Silverlining Furniture is looking to recruit a talented, motivated individual to become a key member of an existing production team. The indivp>idual will have a minimum of 3 years experience and will be producing leather covered components, furniture and artwork panels for the production team in both Saddlery and upholstery leathers. Reading and interpreting 2D drawings to produce cutting lists and templates. Operating and setting up Camoga CN401 leather splitting machine and Durkopp Adler industrial sewing machine. Cutting and assembly of complex, leather and Shagreen components for bespoke furniture or Artwork panels with precision and accuracy to an agreed production schedule. Maintaining good stock levels and informing managers of any potential shortfalls. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send CV by email to: email@example.com
or by mail to Sarah Dean, Silverlining Furniture, Unit 5 Castle Farm, Cholmondeley, Cheshire, SY14 8AQ
Operating since 2005 Leather Compendiums Australia is currently seeking an experienced Embosser who has obtained previous experience within this field. This person is need for embossing high quality leather compendiums.
The successful applicant shall be experienced in leather embossing utilizing stamping techniques and laser engraving. Applicants with their own premises and equipment are preferred but not essential. Hours worked will depend on current supply and demand from our customers. Remuneration will be finalised upon application and final decision by management.
We are looking for a full-time box maker and forwarder with solid experience in both cloth and leather work. We are based in Battersea and offer flexible working hours. Salary is dependent upon experience.
Please send CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Emma Doyle, Peter Harrington,100 Fulham Road, London SW3 6HS.
After binding for 51 years I have decided to retire completely, so my entire workshop contents are for sale. The sale includes all major hand binding equipment and small tools, everything you would require for all styles of hand binding. Included is my website www.bookarts.co.uk plus a list of my regular customers. This is an opportunity for anyone wishing to start up a small hand binding business or a truly enthusiastic binder.
To see a list of equipment please email me email@example.com and I will forward a list
This rare collection and archive certainly deserve an excellent place in an equally excellent studio or institution. The acquisition of this bindery and all it's inherent fine tools and materials will prove an unprecedented opportunity for anyone or institution wishing to create a full working Bindery with all it's tools in one fell swoop!
For fullest details see www.dsmurray.com.au
Here are Contrado we make personalised books, boxes, custom photo albums, photo boxes, jewellery boxes and many other paper based products that we turn into gorgeous personalised gifts. We are looking for a junior - maybe a student, intern or someone with basic experience who want to join an exciting team using traditional craft skills in a modern and forward looking business. We are an online photo and personalised Gifts Company. 25 people in a busy factory near Ladbroke Grove London.
Tel 020 8964 6220 direct or email details through this form