How to make a concertina book

Just in time to make a few gifts for Xmas I have updated the instructions, added a few more diagrams and made it available to those who cant get to my workshops

Downloadable digital PDF file (1.19 MB) in colour containing  full directions for how to make a concertina fold book with 14 usable surfaces using easily obtainable materials.

These directions explain all the stages of the process with clear diagrams and text, tips for folding the perfect concertina fold  and making neat corners, to give your multi purpose book the perfect finish.

Books for Make 14 at Bovey Tracey

The Devon Guild of Makers at Bovey Tracey command well earned respect among makers. Their shop in Devon is a perfect joy to visit - containing a hoard of treasures all beautifully presented. 
I was delighted to be be selected for their Christmas show this year and have the opportunity of showing my work in such company.
The books I have selected are hardback volumes with plain paper pages- suitable for notes, sketching and multiple other uses.

Each book is covered with with my own handprinted papers in a variety of patterns. This paper is silkscreen printed with anything from one to four layers of ink depending on the design.

Each book is created using decorative open spine bindings 

and has its own slipcase 

This book is double ended making twice as much space neatly divided in half.

Made in a variety of different shapes and sizes there is one suitable for every purpose : from 5 x 5 x 5 to 15cm square or A5 portrait format.

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen can be found at

Other books are waiting for you on Nant Designs at Etsy

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