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A Busy Day on the Road

I spent last Thursday traveling around the Niagara area and south of Hamilton, doing various book arts things. My first stop was the Annual General Meeting of the Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum in Queenston. This group has been having

Posted in Bookbinding, Kevin, Letterpress, Mackenzie Printery and Newspaper Museum, Other people, Type Casting

Back from the ATF conference

The American Typecasting Fellowship conference was held this year in and around Salem NH from August 13th to the 17th, and I think it would be safe to say that a good time was had by all attending. The conference

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Things will be abuzz for me Saturday

This Saturday I’ll be attending a one-day workshop on beekeeping. Audrey saw a notice posted at KwartzLab about upcoming workshops, and, since I clearly don’t have enough hobbies to keep me busy, I thought I would give it a go.

Posted in Gardening, Kevin, KwartzLab, Monotype Composition Caster

Grimsby Wayzgoose Coming Up on April 26th

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery will be hosting its 36th annual Wayzgoose book arts fair this year on Saturday April 26th, from 9am to 5pm. We will be there selling our paper, marbling, and other supplies. Our friends from the

Posted in Book Arts Guild of Richmond Hill, Grimsby Wayzgoose, Past Events, Us

A Composing Stick Rack for Richmond Hill

As part of the general clean-up taking place over the past few months at the shop of the Book Arts Guild of Richmond Hill, I found that we did not have any good place to store our collection of composing

Posted in Book Arts Guild of Richmond Hill, Equipment Acquisition, Repair, and Maintenance, Kevin, Letterpress

Rural Routes Studio Tour auction continues

Although the 2013 Tour is over, we are already getting ready for next year’s (Saturday and Sunday, November 1st and 2nd 2014). As part of this ongoing activity, we are continuing our series of monthly auctions of works from the

Posted in Past Events, Rural Routes Studio Tour, Rural Routes Studio Tour Group

Replacement safety curtain guides for platen press

Stephen Sword, a friend from the Book Arts Guild of Richmond Hill, has a platen press at home fitted with a safety curtain. A metal frame rises above the edge of the platen as the press closes to push the

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Handmade book for Rural Routes online auction

Just in time for July, I have completed the handmade book which will be auctioned off to help support our studio tour. It will be up for auction through the month of July at our Tour web site’s Auction page.

Posted in Audrey, Bookbinding, For Sale, Hand Papermaking, Kevin, Rural Routes Studio Tour Group

Progress on our Rural Routes auction item

The monthly auction of items to support the Rural Routes Studio Tour continues. This month’s auction features a set of three beautiful flowerpots mounted on a pine plank, from Dundee Pottery and Stained Glass. We are still working on our

Posted in Bookbinding, Kevin, Rural Routes Studio Tour Group

Rural Routes Studio Tour Auction

To help fund our studio tour this year, our tour group is holding monthly online auctions of items donated by the member artists. Our turn to donate an item comes up for the July auction, so we have one month

Posted in Audrey, Bookbinding, Kevin, Past Events, Rural Routes Studio Tour Group