Phase Boxes – David Nye
Japanese Style Binding with Reversed Guards
A demonstration by Nick Cowlishaw Reversed guards are used if the paper of the book is too thick or the text in the middle of the section would be made inaccessible by the usual manner of sewing or binding.
A Way Of Life
A Way of Life is a short by Tordoff Films. It follows Southern Bookcrafts Club President and master binder, Nick Cowlishaw who has dedicated his life to preserving the written word and records of ancestors by book binding the lost treasures and sentimental inheritances of thousands of people over the span of his career.
This notebook was a bit of an experiment to create a more contemporary front cover than the ones taught on the beginners course – and also to use some newly acquired 2mm knitting needles that help produce a sharper crease/hinge alongside the spine.