Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 53

Thread: Custom slipcases

  1. #1
    Member Part-timer
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    47
    Rep Power
    0

    Custom slipcases

    Trying to find a good company to get some slipcases made -- I've found a few companies online, but loathe to give them my business without a recommendation. Anyone have a recommendation on a slipcase maker that they've been happy with?

  2. #2
    Senior Member Hearing Voices
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    1,099
    Rep Power
    9
    I'm sure someone here has a few contacts. The only time I've purchased one for myself is from bookslipcase.com. They do custom made wood slip and tray cases. They do great work.

  3. #3
    Senior Member Hearing Voices
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    The edge of a valley in the middle of a desert.
    Posts
    1,468
    Rep Power
    8
    There is a guy in the UK who does great work. Usually in the $30 range with shipping. His name is Jeff Whiley. I don't have his email anymore. I'm sure someone here can provide it for you. He can even do custom foil stamping but that will cost more due to the plates needed. Here is an example:


  4. #4
    Senior Member Inmate TacomaDiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    455
    Rep Power
    5
    Looks like an existing thread had his e-mail information. $30 with shipping is a great price. I'm now contemplating one or more actually.

  5. #5
    Senior Member Involuntarily Committed Merlin1958's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Chandler, AZ
    Posts
    205
    Rep Power
    7
    Quote Originally Posted by copefiend2 View Post
    I'm sure someone here has a few contacts. The only time I've purchased one for myself is from bookslipcase.com. They do custom made wood slip and tray cases. They do great work.
    I can second that sentiment. Awesome cases, but a little more pricey.

  6. #6
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    Quote Originally Posted by Joe315 View Post
    There is a guy in the UK who does great work. Usually in the $30 range with shipping. His name is Jeff Whiley. I don't have his email anymore. I'm sure someone here can provide it for you. He can even do custom foil stamping but that will cost more due to the plates needed. Here is an example:

    Does some still have this gentleman's email for slipcase inquires? Thanks.

  7. #7
    Senior Member Hearing Voices
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    The edge of a valley in the middle of a desert.
    Posts
    1,468
    Rep Power
    8
    Quote Originally Posted by Brian861 View Post
    Does some still have this gentleman's email for slipcase inquires? Thanks.
    Sent you a PM.

  8. #8
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    Got my first batch of slipcases in from Jeff so I thought this thread would be a good place to post them:

    SK 1st Ed. Slipcases From Jeff 4.jpgOutside Slipcases From Jeff 1.jpg
    Inside Slipcase From Jeff.jpg
    Attached Images Attached Images

  9. #9
    Administrator Totally Insane Dan Hocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    4,087
    Rep Power
    10
    Those are pretty great looking
    CD Email: danhocker@cemeterydance.com
    Ebook Email: danhocker@dhdigitaleditions.com
    eBook Website: www.dhdigitaleditions.com

    Non-Work related social media and what not:
    Twitter - Facebook - Twitch.tv

  10. #10
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    I think so too Dan but I really like the textured feel of the ones you guys produce over at CD. My Finders Keepers is scheduled to arrive today . I tried to delete The Green Mile slipcase shown above as that's just an example photo from Jeff that I accidentally attached :-/.

  11. #11
    Administrator Totally Insane Dan Hocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    4,087
    Rep Power
    10
    Quote Originally Posted by Brian861 View Post
    I think so too Dan but I really like the textured feel of the ones you guys produce over at CD. My Finders Keepers is scheduled to arrive today . I tried to delete The Green Mile slipcase shown above as that's just an example photo from Jeff that I accidentally attached :-/.
    Oh totally. I like ours as well, but it's just a completely different style. We tend to try and match the design of the books dust jacket instead of creating a cohesive look across all of the cases.
    CD Email: danhocker@cemeterydance.com
    Ebook Email: danhocker@dhdigitaleditions.com
    eBook Website: www.dhdigitaleditions.com

    Non-Work related social media and what not:
    Twitter - Facebook - Twitch.tv

  12. #12
    Senior Member Receiving Daily Medication
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Cherry Hill, NJ
    Posts
    804
    Rep Power
    8
    [QUOTE=Brian861;77816]Got my first batch of slipcases in from Jeff so I thought this thread would be a good place to post them:

    Those are really nice.

  13. #13
    Senior Member 2nd Rubber Room Confinement Theli's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Posts
    3,067
    Rep Power
    12
    Fantastic custom slipcases! Jeff does an outstanding job, I must say!

  14. #14
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    Quote Originally Posted by Dan Hocker View Post
    Oh totally. I like ours as well, but it's just a completely different style. We tend to try and match the design of the books dust jacket instead of creating a cohesive look across all of the cases.
    Quote Originally Posted by Theli View Post
    Fantastic custom slipcases! Jeff does an outstanding job, I must say!
    And that's what I really like about the cases that you guys produce, Dan. I'd really like to see you guys produce more for older titles but I'm not sure what the demand would be in order to make it profitable. I missed out on some because I discovered you guys too late.

    Yes he does, Theli! I'm really please with them.

    Now the fore mentioned case that arrived today
    IMG_1220.jpgIMG_1221.jpg

  15. #15
    Administrator Totally Insane Dan Hocker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    4,087
    Rep Power
    10
    I think the Finders Keepers case came out great. Not my favorite of the King cases, that'll go to Revival, but still pretty darn good, in my opinion.
    CD Email: danhocker@cemeterydance.com
    Ebook Email: danhocker@dhdigitaleditions.com
    eBook Website: www.dhdigitaleditions.com

    Non-Work related social media and what not:
    Twitter - Facebook - Twitch.tv

  16. #16
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    Plus I like how they'll all be similar for the trilogy. Really looking forward to see what you guys did with Bazaar.

  17. #17
    Senior Member Inmate TacomaDiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    455
    Rep Power
    5
    Those Doubleday cases are breathtaking. Wow. Congrats!

  18. #18
    Senior Member Starting to Drool Incessantly frik51's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    2,697
    Rep Power
    12
    Love those cases. Glad I finally did order them, in spite of the incredible shipping costs.
    They're on their way!

    sk

  19. #19
    Senior Member Hearing Voices Brian861's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    1,491
    Rep Power
    5
    2nd batch of 1st/1st slipcases from Jeff. Hopefully someday I'll actually be able to place said books into the ones I'm missing :-/.

    SK 1st Ed. Slipcases From Jeff 2.jpgIMG_1269.jpg
    IMG_1270.jpgIMG_1271.jpg

  20. #20
    Senior Member Inmate TacomaDiver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Tacoma, WA
    Posts
    455
    Rep Power
    5
    Such amazing looking slipcases.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •