It seems that I am sufficiently recovered from my red eye flight home on Sunday night to write about my last day of the Focus on Book Arts conference. Sunday was day 2 of Wood Shop Basics for the Book Artist with Susan Collard. I haven't yet mentioned that Sue started working
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Today was day one of Wood Shop Basics for the Book Artist with Susan Collard. It involved much more physical activity than the past two days. Sue has great energy, which seems to match my own. That is it matches my energy when I'm not jet-lagged and subjected to inferior coffee
I have made no secret about the fact that I super-duper love the biennial Focus on Book Arts conference, held at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. I am thrilled to say that next week, I'll be attending the conference for the third time. I had a really hard time choosing
I just finished my first day at the Focus on Book Arts conference. After having spent over 12 hours traveling yesterday, it was so nice to get to play all day long.Today was day 1 of a 2-day workshop with Jill Timm - The Amazing Dremel. The amazing thing is
The last step in finishing the wood is, well, finishing.As I mentioned in this post, Bob Bouvier planed (cut) my wood for me and gave me great tips on how to prepare my covers. After the wood has been sanded, be sure to clean off any dust before starting application
You know, I never knew how many steps were involved in sanding wood. I thought you just picked up some sandpaper and, well, sanded.After my visit with Bob Bouvier, as I mentioned in this post, I learned that there are more things to consider than what I had initially thought.
As I mentioned oh-so-long-ago in this post, I bought a few wood boards for use in a new line of books. The fact is, I really don't know much about wood other than that I like it. I bought the wood figuring that I'd work out the rest later.Note the
At last year's Focus on Book Arts Conference, I took a workshop on how to sew over cords using wood covers. I really enjoyed the workshop and planned on incorporating wood into my future work.Well, for the last week, I've been obsessed with wood. I don't know what triggered it.