Greetings from the President.
A lot happening at present. Advance notices depending on Covid.
Next meeting please not previous date was in error
June 22th 7pm by Zoom. Register with the President or Secretary at vbg.net.au.
Royal Show is coming in September .
We will be there for at least 2 days with demonstrations and displays. We will have a special display for the Guilds 40th year
40 Years , 40 Bookbinders, 40 Books . The display is well underway. If you are a member or past member and haven't been contacted yet please help us and give us a call. President is handling the calls. More information as we develop the display.
And also at the Show entries for the bookbinding competition are open now, so contact the RASV for entry forms. Good cash prizes to be had.
Making Marbling trays and accessories. We are planning a Saturday workshop to make trays, having access to a woodworking shop with all the right stuff. I hope to have the materials prices soon. You will need to register, for now expressions of interest to the President so we can work the volume and prices of materials. We will make the tray , with relevant accessories , draining board, and combs. Materials will be cut on the large saws, then drilled, sanded, glued and nailed, ready to be taken home and given the final coats of paint. More information soon.
Also AGM in July or August
depending on Covid a face to face for elections and buy swap and sell. Time to unload any unwanted onto us, and then buy the wanted to replace it. Everything from knives to materials.
Coming up depending on Covid, a shopping trail. Our intrepid secretary is at present lining up a travel route of all the Melbourne suppliers of everything from knife sharpening, to paint supplies, paper, cloth, leather and more. Got a favourite supplier, Give the secretary an email at vbg.net.au and maybe he wont have it and will add it to the trip. Register your interest now secretary at vbg.net.au
offers invited, call the president if you wish to make an offer. Also a couple of Nipping presses.