Over the years I have spent my time wandering the streets of Los Angeles, slowly collecting photographs of people.
With the decision to make a book, I looked at the possibilities, and was not happy with what was available, so I decided to make my own.
After countless prototypes, using everything from string, wood, glue, steel and aluminum, I finally created something that fit the picture in my head.
It begins with wood for the hard cover:
and then cutting out the canvas for the cover:
gluing the cover together:
prepping the steel for the binding:
the steel binding drilled and tapped:
Prepping the book to drill the bolt holes that will bind everything together:
And the final product:
[The book includes 14 prints, and cost $65 ($10 shipping). Contact me for more info at ben at hodomania dot com ]