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May 2016 Events

BAG Lecture

Jim Croft on Medieval Books

May 19, 2016 | Jim Croft on Medieval Books

In Pursuit of Medieval Book Structure and Materials, and Other Curious Discoveries Along the Way Jim Croft will provide explanation of the raw materials of the Medieval book, and examples will be explored, exhibited and handled. Starting with homegrown flax, one will see where fiber comes from. Various stages of flax and hemp processing i  Read more...

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Making Bone Tools with Jim Croft

May 21-22, 2016 | Making Bone Tools with Jim Croft

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, o  Read more...