1837 Ordnance Map Book

The map book was probably the largest book that I have undertaken so far, it measured approximately  26″ x 17″ .  The brief was to restore it  so that it could be used once again , instead of being left … Continue reading

Miniature Photograph Album

The padded  cover was complete but detached , however the spine was missing. This book received a sympathetic repair with a new spine created from goatskin leather.

1772 Book of Naval Regulations

A book that had seen better days. The brief was to rebind it whilst retaining the character of the book. A buff leather was chosen along with raised bands and blind tooling to the front and rear covers.

Manuscript binding

The manuscript came to me as loose pages and most of these pages needed extensive repair. It was a challenge that I looked forward to. The final result , complete with half leather binding was a great success.

Book of Common Prayer & Hymns

Like many ‘pocket’ bibles and prayer books they become well worn through use and age, with the spine becoming detached and pages made loose. A relatively inexpensive repair has restored and renewed it back to use.

Gardening Book

How to grow and produce your own food is a cherished and well used book, whose spine had become detached and corners worn. Now having been repaired it is ready to give many more happy hours of discovery.

1800’s Bible Restoration

Restoration of an 1800’s leather family bible.

Deep Sea Racing Craft, suffering from damp

This bonded leather book was suffering from damp and mould and needed repairing and rebinding.

Completed Projects

This is a list of some of the projects that have been completed, giving an idea of the sort of work that we do. This is not a complete example of our work, but rather a selection of projects.