New Leather Belt for the C&P

My C&P press had an old car belt hooked up to the old motor, and the previous owner had put a ton of black electrical tape on one end of the motor to keep the belt from migrating off as it ran. In addition to replacing the motor and getting rid of that tape, we added a leather drive belt this week.

Polymer Plate Making for Letterpress

This month I completed the Polymer Plate classes taught by book artist, Lars Kim, at the San Francisco Center for the Book.

Bodleian Library at Oxford

One of the highlights from the trip to the UK was visiting the Bodleian Library and receiving a behind-the-scenes tour from rare books curator, Dr. Francesca Galligan.

A Bibliophile’s Tour of London

To start our book world exploration, Anthony Davis, solicitor, scholar of distinction, and bibliophile, provided us with two, half-day private tours around specific areas of London, such as Bloomsbury, that were rich in history related to literature and books.