This post by the amazing Sarah Bryant made me so happy. I think as conservators and bookbinders, we end up very devoted to our tools. I also have to say, I definitely learned a trick or two from this!
I found a gem at a car boot sale last weekend. Just look a those beauties! Only £6! What a score! And here is our topic today, ladies and gentlemen: Do you know what these are? (If your answer is yes, you may go to another corner of the internet.)
I ask because just this summer I was hanging out with some high power book arts ladies (you know who you are) and it came to my attention that out of the four of us I was the only person to have a set. I was shocked. I don’t mean in a “you wore that to dinner with the queen?” or “you use that word in public?” or “she said what to who?” kind of way. I was honestly shocked, as in my mouth was open for a while, as in it took me a few minutes to really wrap…
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