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    Bespoke portfolio boxes?

    Does anybody know of a good company in the UK that produces bespoke portfolio boxes? I'm looking for a black clamshell case to house nine prints matted to 16x20". I want the option to be able to emboss something on the front too. Any leads would be much appreciated. Cheers

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    hi jarvman

    if you can't find anyone in your neck of the woods
    you might look into contacting http://www.portfoliobox.com here in the states.
    they do amazing work, all custom, boxes books, leather, cloth, dust cases ... you name it!
    i 've had them make 5 custom books for me over the years, never a box though. i DO know people
    they have made boxes for, and nothing but good words ...

    good luck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarvman View Post
    Does anybody know of a good company in the UK that produces bespoke portfolio boxes? I'm looking for a black clamshell case to house nine prints matted to 16x20". I want the option to be able to emboss something on the front too. Any leads would be much appreciated. Cheers
    Does Silverprint not stock a suitable box?

    Tom
    Last edited by Tom Kershaw; 04-12-2010 at 05:47 AM. Click to view previous post history. Reason: missed the need for embossing

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    Hello there. Won't be cheap but will be very good quality:http://www.falkiners.com/
    Boxes are at; http://bookbinding.co.uk/Box-making.htm

    Though if you ask Silverprint or Process Supplies they may be able to arrange embossing on their boxes.

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    Blimey, I've just looked at the prices for a 50x60cm box! I would ignore the top bit of my last post!

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    Thanks Mike! The prices I've seen most places so far seem to be pretty extortionate. I'd love to have a go at making one myself if I can find some good instructions.

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    Found some decent instructions, only now I'm finding it difficult to source the correct board. Does anyone know where there is suitable board available in the UK?

    http://www.library.cornell.edu/prese...ments/mg6a.pdf

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    http://www.google.com/search?client=...UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

    bookbinding supplies will carry something like that ..
    you can look for " book board "

    the hardest part is cutting the board at angle

    have fun!
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