CBBAG SWO TOOL LENDING LIBRARY
CBBAG SWO has a small library of tools that members are able to access and borrow from. To borrow from our Tool Lending Library you must be a member of CBBAG, have proper training (for certain tools), and put down a deposit when tools are borrowed.
Here you will find a list of the available tools we have to loan and information about them. To borrow from the lending library please contact us at:
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Bookbinding Tool Kit
This basic tool kit contains everything you need to start your bookbinding projects!
These presses will allow you to press your papers, nip your books, or stand them on their side and use for backing and finishing.
Backing boards for use in finishing press. These boards are used for rounding the spines of textblocks. Three sizes: 5.5", 9", and 12"
Scharfix Leather Paring Machine
This machine allows for ease of paring edges of leather. Introduce to Leather course, or experience with leather required for borrowing this item.
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Everything you need to do a marbling day. We have: pipettes, paint, measuring spoons, sponges, brushes, combs, trays, plastic sheets, buckets, and drying racks. We also have spare carrageean at times.
We have a set of 32 gold finishing tools. The prerequisite for borrowing these tools is to have taken the Finishing Course, or have previous experience in gold finishing.
Baby Jane Etching Press
The etching press is great if you're interested in printmaking! Carve out a lino cut image and make a series of print with this easy to use press. Previous experience is required, ask us how you can get training on the use of press before borrowing it!
Coming soon: Finishing press and tie up bars
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Online Teaching Equipment
We have a pair of soft box lights, a snowball microphone, and a webcam available for teachers who want to teach online.