This blog’s new sole purpose is to catalog some of my creative endeavors. Use the navigation bar at the top of the page to see information about groups I lead, my hand bound books, photographs I’ve taken, and bikes I’ve built.

Enjoy!

Jeunet Franche-Comte City Commuter

Jeunet Franche-Comte City Commuter

Lotus Classique

Lotus Classique Fixed Gear Conversion

Another World Sport

Schwinn World Sport Single Speed Conversion

Schwinn World Sport

Schwinn World Sport Fixed Gear Conversion

1985 Fuji League

Fuji League Single Speed Conversion

90’s Schwinn World Sport

Schwinn World Sport Conversion

Redline 925

Redline 925

Michigan

Image

Bikes

Redline 925Schwinn World Sport ConversionRaleigh Grand Prix Mixte Single SpeedAraya Fixed Gear ConversionMotobecane Mirage Fixed Gear ConversionPeugeot Fixed Gear Conversion
Schwinn World Sport Fixed Gear ConversionSE Lager Fixed GearFuji League Single Speed ConversionUnbranded Black Track BikeLotus Classique Fixed Gear ConversionCenturion 12 Speed
Cannondale Touring BikeCenturion 21 Speed Road/Light Touring BikeSanwa 3 SpeedSchwinn World Sport Fixed Gear ConversionBridgestone Altair Fixed Gear CommuterBianchi Pista Track Bike
Panasonic DX-2000 12 Speed Road BikeSanwa Single Speed ConversionFuji Gran Tourer Single Speed ConversionSchwinn World Sport Single Speed ConversionIMG_5803IMG_5790

Bikes, a set on Flickr.

Bicycles I’ve owned, loved, built up, and repaired.

Thoughts of a Photograph of the Midwest in HTML

Accordion binding. Black book cloth over boards. Image converted to text using ASCII/HTML conversion software. Printed on 80lb cover stock and joined with PVA. Bound January of 2011. Five books in addition. Full size image

On the Way to Racine

A series of four books of poems housed in a paper-over-boards slipcover. Book cloth and gold silk-screened Japanese mulberry paper is used on each cover. Books are single signature hardcover bound with binder’s thread, beeswax, and polyvinyl acetate. Two sets of four books in addition. Written from 2009 through 2010. Bound in March of 2010. Full size

Comes the Deer to My Singing, Comes the Deer to my Song

The book’s title was taken from a Navajo hunting song. 32 pages, single-signature, hardcover. The book’s poem was typewritten on a 1935 Royal portable typewriter in red and black ink on heavyweight photo paper. Illustrated on 80lb brown linen paper. Written and bound in April 2011. One book in addition. Full size: 1 / 2

Single Signature Pocket Notebook

These are the first books I made this year. Commissioned by James Kupka. Binder’s thread and a flat turquoise bead close the cover. A thin board covered in black book cloth reinforces the string’s connection to the cover. Cover paper is gold silk-screened Japanese mulberry. Assembled with polyvinyl acetate. Full size image

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