Photos from various book clasp construction workshops.


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OBAG FOCUS Conference, 2005:
Photos from the Metal Bookclasp Design and Construction Workshop, June 20-21, 2005 sponsored by Oregon Book Arts Guild
Scott Keller

Scott Kellar took some lessons in order to make clasps for a book which he was commissioned to rebind, an illuminated vellum manuscript bound in full goatskin.

To the left are those clasps of hammered brass with a patina.



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