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[BKARTS] Book Arts Workshop: Making and Sharpening Knives in Portland, OR

The Northwest Chapter of the Guild of Bookworkers
Presents the following workshop:


This class is an intensive introduction to one of the
most basic human tool making activities- making and
keeping an edge tool sharp. Participants will be
provided the materials, instruction and equipment to
make several knives of their choosing, and to sharpen
any type of edge tool they bring with them.  The
specific needs of bookbinders will be examined -paring
knives, lifting knives, spokeshaves and board shear
blades.  A wide variety of sharpening systems will be
available for experimentation. Examples of Jeff's
knives can be found at:

Instructor: Jeffrey S. Peachey is the maker of custom
bookbinding tools and the owner of a New York
City-based studio for the conservation of books. He is
a Professional Associate in the American Institute for
Conservation and currently Vice Chair of the
Conservators In Private Practice. For more than ten
years, he has specialized in the conservation of books
and paper artifacts for institutions and individuals.
A consultant to major libraries and university
collections in the New York City region and
nationally, he has been the recipient of numerous
grants to support his work. A well-known teacher,
Peachey also provides conservation-focused guidance to
students in art, archives, and book design programs.  

Saturday & Sunday, January 13 & 14
9am - 5pm w/ 1 hour lunch
Location: TBA, Portland, Oregon
$160 with a $45 materials fee

To register, contact Andrew Huot at
andrewhuot@xxxxxxxxx or 541-914-7327.

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