Grand Master – $500

You have made it! You’re the one Masters go to when they need business advice or have a tricky bookbinding challenge. As the recognized expert in all things bookbinding, you lead guildhall meetings and influence the community. In recognition of this special status we have a very special gift for you.

Biedler Made Brass Finishing Tool

The American Bookbinders Museum is honored to partner with Brien Beidler, bookbinder and tool maker of Beidler Made, to offer ABM Grand Master members a handmade finishing tool. These unique brass instruments bring elegance to a bookbinder’s inventory of tools, timeless designs offer you years of use.

Select a first and second choice from the options below and ABM staff will communicate with you regarding the final order and shipping instructions. Grand Master members also receive two ABM tickets, redeemable for museum admission or two in person or virtual lectures of your choice! 

Leafy Button
Leafy ButtonSaw Blade Double Annular Dot

Quantities are limited so act fast! Questions? Reach out to membership@bookbindersmuseum.org. Member benefits valued at $135

Every tool is set in a hand-turned hardwood handle with a slight taper, measuring 13.5cm x 3cm (at its thickest) for a comfortable grip. Beilder Made designs are best used on leather surfaces, with the face of each tool slightly domed to ensure a crisp impression. As each tool is individually made, please allow for a small degree of variation.

In addition to a beautiful hand-crafted finishing tool, you will also receive two admissions to any museum tour or event, a total $100 value.

An ABM staff member will reach out to you to select your tool after purchasing your membership.

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