Christopher Shaw Bookbinder Wiki, Age, Wife, Married, The Repair Shop, Net Worth

Christopher Shaw Biography – Christopher Shaw Wiki

Christopher Shaw is a professional bookbinder and expert on the BBC’s The Repair Shop. Fellow of Designer Bookbinders, he covers all aspects of binding: cloth, leather, box making, restoration and design binding. He was elected a Fellow of Designer Bookbinders in 2004.

Shaw studied Fine Bookbinding & Restoration on the Diploma Course at Guildford College of Technology from 1980 – 1982. He established his workshop (Christopher Shaw, Bookbinder) in 1982, first in Wootton-by-Woodstock and moved to his current address in Brackley, Northamptonshire in 1993.

Shaw has won numerous prizes for his binding work in the Designer Bookbinders Annual Competition including The Ted Womersley Award (1993), The Hewits Prize (1995), Highly Commended (1995 and 1996), The Elizabeth Greenhill Award (1995, 2000, 2002 and 2003), Finishing Prize (1994, 1996, 1997 and 2000).

He was also one of the twenty-five distinguished winners of the 2017 Designer Bookbinder International Competition, and he won the Sussex Lustreware tooling mug in 2019.

Christopher Shaw Age

The Repair Shop expert was born in the 1960s.

Christopher Shaw Wife

Is professional bookbinder Christopher Shaw married? He is married. He has a son Harry, who is a drummer for The 900 Band, the only Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater cover band in the UK.

Christopher Shaw The Repair Shop

Chris is one of the experts on the BBC’s The Repair Shop. Nestled deep in the British countryside is The Repair Shop, where a team of Britain’s most skilled and caring craftspeople rescue and resurrect items their owners thought were beyond saving. Together they transform priceless pieces of family history and bring loved, but broken treasures, and the memories they hold, back to life.

The Repair Shop is filmed at Weald and Downland Living Museum in Singleton, West Sussex. The Court Barn is the principal setting, though some repairs are carried out in the Victorian smithy and nearby wagon shed.

Christopher Shaw Net Worth

Bookbinder Chris Shaw’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.

Christopher Shaw Instagram

His Instagram is @christophershawbookbinder.