Making Bone Tools and Objects by Hand with Jim Croft BO0516JC

  • Saturday, May 21, 2016
  • Sunday, May 22, 2016
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, May 21, 2016, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • Sunday, May 22, 2016, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • Possible off site location TBA
  • 2


Registration is closed
BARN members/BAG members: $147 (2 sessions)
Non-members: $176 (2 sessions)

Saturday & Sunday, May 21 & 22 from 10 am to 4 pm

Materials fee: $25 payable to instructor

Come join us in a rare opportunity to experience the crafting of bookbinding tools with Jim Croft. Create useful bookbinding and paper folding tools out of wild-harvested elk and deer bone, bamboo, and various hardwoods. Jim will demonstrate whittling, filing, and carving on bone and wood. Create your own awl, as well as beads, buttons, or jewelry. Instruction on tool sharpening will also be covered for those who are interested.

Supply list available upon registration.

Jim Croft is a medieval bookbinder and papermaker. He is internationally known for his skills, and he travels annually to various locations in the USA to teach students how to make bookbinding tools out of wild-harvested materials. Croft is a legend in the bookbinding and paper making world. 

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