While these are not GBW events, members may find them interesting.
Case by Case Bookbinding Workshop with Martha Kearsley
October 21st 10-4pm
Learn to sew, assemble and cover your very own case binding, a versatile and ubiquitous bookbinding style. Case bindings allow for the covers to be made separate from the text block, providing a variety of decorative and labeling options before the book is complete. Materials will be provided, but participants might want to bring decorative and printed papers that they fancy for their covers.
$125/ non- members + $15 supply fee
Sign up By OCTOBER 18th
Make your own Bone Folder with Brien Beidler
November 19th 10-4
In this 4 hour workshop, students will learn the essentials needed to make their own hand tools to fit their hands and needs. Beginning with the raw materials, students will cut, hew, file, scrape and polish bone into beautifully functional folders, awls, and/or objects.
The workshop fee includes either 1 large, 2 medium, 3 small, or some combination thereof of raw bone, a dust mask, a sandpaper packet of gradiated grits, and access to an assortment of files and rasps. Students are also encouraged to bring a dust mask and work gloves. More of Brien’s work here: https://www.beidlermade.com/
$100/ non- members + $15 supply fee
Sign up November 5th