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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. 

ADHESIVES  Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2019

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.  


ADHESIVES Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2019

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ADHESIVES Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2019

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Workshop: ADHESIVES 

Instructor: Karen Zukor
Workshop Dates: January 31th and February 1st, 2019
Workshop Time: 9:30 - 5:00pm
Workshop Location: Zukor Conservation Studio
Workshop Fee: $400.00 material fees included
Number of Participants: 10 students minimum, 12 students maximum

The two-day workshop on Adhesives will provide a thorough introduction to both natural and synthetic adhesives, reversible and permanent. The presentation will include familiar glues, pastes, and films; how they are formulated, how they bond and how they age. Methods of application will be demonstrated and discussion will include what adhesives can be used in conjunction with others to utilize the best properties of both. Emphasis will be on the chemical, physical and practical aspects of adhesives so that participants can better understand their usage.

HBC members: 1 scholarship is available for this workshop.

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