Hand Bookbinder - working on my 10,000 hours

I am late to the discipline of bookbinding in terms of my work life, but that hasn't dampened my enthusiasm. As a life-long learner, I found the work of hand bookbinding, taxing, thrilling and life-changing.


I worked for a lot of years to get out of a variety of 9-5 desk jobs and started to realize my dream in the summer of 2017 with a move to Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada with my husband, two dogs and three cats. 2018 saw the creation of BocHord Bookbinding.


These days I can be found working on my 10,000 hours at the bench, teaching workshops and sharing my journey on this website.

Please contact me below about any questions involving workshops, book repairs or a custom book for you! Conversation is where it all starts! 

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