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Po Box 193216
San Francisco, CA

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. 

Introduction to Hand Tooling <br> Aug 28-30, 2017<br>

Upcoming Workshop Registration

Workshops are offered several times a year, at various bay area locations, either at teachers' studios or at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Courses are held by nationally recognized instructors with hands-on instruction in fine binding, book structures, paper decorating, equipment maintenance and many other techniques. Open to all those who are interested, some course may have prerequisites. 

SCHOLARSHIPS: As a member organization which includes binders of all levels, we strive to create space for everyone to learn new skills and applications. To apply for a scholarship CLICK HERE and fill out the PDF form. Details of the scholarship are included at the top of the form.  

Introduction to Hand Tooling
Aug 28-30, 2017

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Introduction to Hand Tooling
Aug 28-30, 2017


Introduction to Hand Tooling
Workshop Cost: $ 500.00
Instructor: Mark Andersson
Workshop Dates: August 28th - August 30th
Workshop Times: 9:30-5:30
Held at San Francisco Center for the Book

In collaboration with Hand Bookbinders of California, San Francisco Center for the Book presents: Introduction to Hand Tooling with Mark Andersson.
In three days using letters, lines, and flourishes along with various tooling techniques, students will learn what they need to know so they can go home and practice to get successful and consistent finishing results over time. 

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