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Po Box 193216
San Francisco, CA
USA

A close-knit group of hand bookbinders, with shared interests in creating and collecting fine bindings, joined together to promote hand bookbinding and related book arts and to exchange information and ideas. 

Celebration of Fred and Barbara Voltmer

HBC Member Event Calendar

We’re working hard to improve our programs and make them both more enjoyable and interesting for our membership. We will no longer be holding the Board Meeting just prior to the program so that our monthly meeting will be devoted to activities both hospitable and interesting for everyone who attends. We also will be holding some programs and meetings on days other than our usual first Tuesday of the month so that many who have not been able to attend in the past can participate. And some of our initial events this year will be held in new venues as we try to make greater use of the resources of the Bay Area book community. Please mark these dates in your calendar and join us!

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Celebration of Fred and Barbara Voltmer

Saturday February 25, 2017 7 pm

San Francisco Center for the Book
375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco

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Fred and Barbara Voltmer are an institution in the world ofBay Area letterpress printing. With his particular combination of precision, deep knowledge of the craft, and skill, Fred has answered the call to any individual or institution in need of such help. Together they have single-handedly repaired and/or renovated twenty-one di&erent hand printing presses in Northern California. Fred and Barbara have not only donated their time, expertise, and energy — they are unfailingly enthu- siastic about letterpress printing and dedicated to spreading the word. The Voltmers have done this work with the deepest sense of knowledge and generosity to the history and study of letter- press printing. Please join us in celebrating their generosity and showing our appreciation.

Earlier Event: February 9
WORKSHOP: ‘CLIP-ON-COVER BINDING
Later Event: March 7
No Meeting - March 7th