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|About||Purveyors of quality used bookbinding equipment. Restorers and suppliers of antique printing presses.|
Les Baynham has been restoring equipment and running Homeward Bound since the 1980's. Originally Les had his own printing and publishing company and also studied bookbinding at Guildford College. Both of these allowed him to gain a deeper knowledge of the tools of the trade and so he began to buy, sell and restore.
Since then he has supplied most universities, including Bath, Cambridge, Brighton, Guildford, Corpus Christie, Lambeth Palace, Royal Library Windsor Castle, British Library and the Natural History Museum.
He has supplied equipment for film and TV, including Harry Potter and LWT series 'Lewis'.
Bernard Middleton and Sir Michael Gambon are among the more famous clients from the past. Sir Michael asked Les to fully restore a blocking press as a present for his wife (who is a keen binder and looks after his huge library!).