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Wild Binders Event - In-Bindery: How To Turn A Paperback Into A Hardbound Book - 10th April 2022

$50.00 - $150.00

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Welcome to our first Open Bindery day for the Wild Binders! This is a day for relax specialised learning.

If you have admired all our beautiful gold finished leather books and would like to re-bind a library for yourself one day, then you must start from the beginning.

Take a favourite book, in paperback edition, join us for a step-by-step workshop to turn your paperback into a hardback in no time at all.

Using traditional bookbinding techniques to make a cover with specialty book cloth and marbled papers, you will learn to prepare your book for binding and measure and cut your boards to fit your book precisely.

Your book will look professional and be beautifully finished. Everyone will also get a chance to block a label for their book in gold foil on buckhram or leather.

Please bring a paperback or a set of paperback if you think you are quick.

This event precede one later in the year when we move onto covering a sewn book in quarter bound leather.

Date: 10th April 2022
Time: 9.30am - 1.30am (with a lunch break)

Materials:
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery EXCEPT your paperback. .
Bottled water, Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided free for you to help yourself throughout the day.

This is a technical workshop, you must have taken at least one of our bookbinding workshop before or be part of the Wild Binders Club. The workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.

Refunds:
No refunds or postponing of class regardless of circumstance.

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