Arnold Grummer's Paper Making

QUIKNIP Book Press


  • QUIKNIP Book Press
  • Pressing area: 11 1/2″ x 16″
  • Workspace height: up to 4″;
  • Ships fully assembled
  • Maintenance free
  • Hand-crafted in the USA

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Developed in consultation with Peter Verheyen, professional bookbinder and conservator in Syracuse, NY.

Classic bookbinding press, hand-crafted in Baltic birch with matte finish. Versatile and portable.

Use for:

  • casing-in
  • pressing signatures before sewing
  • pressing after gluing up spine

Platen: 11 1/2″ x 16″ (wxl)

Work space: 4″ (h) between press floor and fully raised platen.

Expandable two ways:

  1. Work space can extend to 12″ (h) between the press floor and raised platen with the QuikNip™ Post Extension Set, sold separately
  2. Project area can expand to 11 1/2″ (w) x 24″ (l) with Arnold Grummer’s Universal Book Boards, sold separately

Finished Baltic birch, fully assembled, maintenance free.

Handcrafted with pride. Made in the USA.



  • Baltic birch book press
  • Press up to 11 1/2″ x 16″
  • Fully assembled
  • Direction sheet
  • Hand-crafted in the USA