Bookbinding Basics: Measuring, Cutting and Making a Wrapper
Monday, February 24, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Ever heard the saying, "measure twice, cut once"? Well it's a good rule of thumb for craft projects, but there are many more helpful tips and tricks for mastering accurate measuring and cutting in the book arts. In this core class we'll go over techniques and tools bookbinders use to insure their finished products are square and precise. We will create a simple four-flap wrapper to hold a book, measured and cut to perfectly fit its size. Please bring a book of your own to put in the wrapper.
Instructor: Deborah Howe
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When & Where
Book Arts Program
The Book Arts Program at Dartmouth College consists of a Letterpress Studio and Bindery Studio. It is open to all levels of experience; instruction on using the printing presses and in binding books is given. There is no fee to use the studios or to attend workshops but participants are expected to follow posted guidelines for cleaning up after themselves and putting away type. Failure to do so may result in studio privileges being revoked. The studios are open Fall, Winter, and Spring term. See our website for more information.