Level 2 - JULIUS - 20th & 21st June 2020
$0.01 - $320.00
This course introduces you to binding with leather. It will provide you with all the techniques needed for refining and practicing these skills.
Be taught to use a variety of tools and materials and how to apply them to the construction of your book.
Over two days you will learn how to make:
i) A Traditional Hardbound book, covered with a leather spine and corners, with marbled papers. Finish the book with traditional blind tooling.
• Sew sections onto tapes to make a book block
• Round and back your book block
• Be introduced to leather paring, then covering your book with leather in quarter bound style (with corners) and casing in.
• Create raised bands
• Experiment with Blind tooling and finishing techniques
Time: 9.30am - 3.00pm
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery, along with self-serve tea, coffee and biscuits.
Please note, the workshop requires good hand-eye co-ordination, fine motor skills and cutting with sharp knife, students must have capability and confidence with this. You should be able to follow verbal instructions and health and safety information. Have basic numeracy to do accurate measurements and calculations.
You must have completed our Bookbinding course for Beginners and Level 1 Courses.
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Holding deposit confirms your place and are non-refundable. Should you change your mind, it is transferable within 12 months onto another course or in credit for materials and tools. You will receive an invoice for the rest of the amount owing 2 weeks before the commencement of class.
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