The Unique Patented 7 in 1 Book Binding Press By Omnia Libris
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The Unique 7 in 1 Book Binding Press by Omnia Libris.

The Fragkioudakis family in Greece who run Omnia Libris have been making book binding press' & equipment for three generations, the whole family, including the grandfather are involved in bookbinding in some way or another.

They spent two years developing a unique bookbinding press, the Omnia Libris 7 in 1 book binding press. A patented design, Ideal if you are pushed for space, where space is at a premium, and don't have room for a full compliment of bookbinding equipment

The Omnia Libris 7 in 1 book binding press has had success in Greece and France, finding homes with monasteries, universities, conservator's and book restorers and individual binders, but this is the first time this equipment has been made available to the UK & USA.

It combines 7 essential items of bookbinding equipment, made to very high standards, it also has a patented mechanism that allows the press to swing through 180 degrees.

The 7 in one Press can be used by all bookbinders professional and amateurs alike It will also prove an invaluable assistant to libraries, conservation laboratories, universities and technical schools.

Because a picture is worth a thousand words we have not skimped on the pictures, so you can see for your self the standard of finish of the 7 in 1 book binding press.

Made of furniture grade beech, we have pleasure in introducing the Omnia Libris 7 in 1 Book Binding Press.

 

Price £2667.00 plus shipping.

 

Video Demonstration.

 

Overall view.

 

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Lying press.

The press in the lying position the most basic phase of the bookbinding process- provides a pair of wedge- shaped hardwood backing boards with bronze- faced bevelled edges. It is easy to use and readily prepares the book for sewing, gluing and rounding.

Length of backing boards: 50cm

 

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Sewing Frame.

The sewing frame is located on the base of the unit, located at such a position as to allow you to work unhindered, what’s more it can easily be folded down and even removed entirely from the base unit and used separately.

Base of the frame 56cm x 40cm

Distance between the screws 47cm

 

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Plough.

The plough offers you the tool to trim your edges after the book has been sewn and glued up.
The book cutting guide holds the book during the trimming process. It can be adjusted to the height of the book.

 

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Paper & Board Cutter.

The press incorporates a board cutter mounted on the base of the unit. It is designed so as to offer complete safety during the cutting process. It features high quality self sharpening curved blades; they will trim 3mm mill board.

The knife of the cutter can be locked, providing safety when not in use.

The cutter also provides a drop leaf trim shelf and a hand operated clamp that will hold work securely.

A ruler is marked in centimetres to ensure accuracy. Cuts cleanly paper, board, film, textiles, leather etc.

Length 50cm.

 

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Finishing Press.

In the lying position a pair of fine edge boards are provided in order that books may be clamped securely in place, allowing them to be lettered or decorated.

 

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Standing Press.

The standing press is used for the final pressing of the book during the drying process. Its unique design allows the press element to rotate effortlessly to the vertical position. A pair of wooden press-plates applies uniform pressure across the book. Plate dimensions 50cm x 35cm. Daylight 21cm.

 

7 in 1 bookbinding press

 

Working table.

The rotation ability allows the press elements to fold, thus offering an alternative working surface.

Working area 47cm x 70cm

 

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Below, showing the unique, patented mechanism that allows the press to swivel through 180 degrees.

 

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You can download a brochure here.

 

If you require further information please contact Richard at edenworkshops@orange.fr

 

 

 

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