One of the first things folks starting out bookbinding want to know is how to make corners look nice and neat. You can sort of just fold and poke and make it work, but it often comes out bulky and inelegant. So here’s how I… Read more
I’m at the point where I need a new sketchbook. I’ve had my previous one for two years now, and it’s not just full, it’s really beat up. I designed the last one to be durable, but I’ve been wondering if I need to try… Read more
That there is what my studio looked like shortly after I moved into it. Everything on the floor, clustered around a column. In the right corner is a desk that came with the space. That’s where I used to work. It was a rough first… Read more
I’m mostly just making this post to put up a bunch of neat sites I check regularly, but here, have a picture of the plough I picked up a few weeks back. What’s a post without a picture? Anyway, first off, here’s a great post… Read more
The last few months have flown by. I’ve made a fine binding and done some minor repair work, but the bulk of my time has been ordering things and cleaning the space up. Progress has been made. For starters, I got some benches! And then… Read more
The space right now is basic. It needs a sink. A counter. More electrical outlets. Walls are unfinished. Things need to be repainted. I need benches and lights. It’s a long road, but things are starting to get there. But for now, I have this. … Read more
Low Mountain Bindery is the shop of Colin Hill Urbina, located in the Fort Point neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. In his shop he makes and repairs books, crafts boxes to hold special books, and spends his spare time doodling. Clients interested in hiring Colin for a project should contact him via the Commission Contact Form.