Volume 56 - Autumn 2023


Product & Company News

Gemini Millboard

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Gemini Olympic Millboard is made on an intermittent board machine and is acid free. It is a premium quality, extremely dense board and is ideal for bookbinding, conservation and restoration. 66cm x 100cm (Long Grain)

Available in:
1.00mm, 1.50mm, 2.00mm and 2.30mm, all with 10 sheets per bundle

This new board may be purchased online by clicking here

A6 Journal Blocks


Due to many requests, we have added two A6 journal to our range of book blocks. Supplied sewn, glued and lined ready to bind. Portrait - 100mm x 145mm (approx. 4" x 6")

Available in:
A6 ruled and unruled

Our book blocks may be purchased online by clicking here

Premium Kraft Paper


As seen on 'All About Bookbinding - Preparing and Covering a Modern Leather Binding' with Stuart Brockman.

This Premium Kraft Paper, is 125 micron (approximately 110gsm). It is smooth, unglazed and has a neutral pH7. It is manufactured on rolls of 1100mm x 100m, with the grain running the length of the roll. (The 1100mm width is short-grain), but we are selling it by the metre. It has excellent wet strength for stabilising boards and spine linings etc.

for 1-24 metres - £3.00 per metre
for 25-49 metres - £2.50 per metre
for 50-99 metres - £2.25 per metre
for 100-499 metres - £2.00 per metre
for 500+ metres - £1.75 per metre

The new Kraft paper and other board and lining materials may be purchased online by clicking here

Universal Corner Gauges

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We are really pleased, that after a 5 year break, we are now restocking these wonderful, easy to use Universal Corner Gauges. 3D printed using ABS-M30 plastic, they are durable and hardwearing. And now, also available in CNC cut Aluminium. A must for any bindery!

£12.00 - ABS Plastic
£19.50 - Aluminium

The Universal Corner Gauge and other essential tools may be purchased online by clicking here


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