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Box it Up! Clamshell Boxes and Slipcovers
September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Friday-Sunday, September 15-17, 10am-4pm
Boxes can offer excellent storage protection as well as a decorative enclosure for books, collections of prints, etc. In this three-day workshop, students will begin by assembling and covering a model from board and create a simple slipcase box. Using that model for the remainder of the session, students will build their own custom clam-shell box designed to fit a particular book(s), stack of prints, or object. Bookbinding I is a prerequisite for this class.
For this class, all materials needed to make the boxes are included, but please bring the following tools with you to each class. Tools marked with a star (*) are available for purchase at the time your class starts.
Cutting tool such as scalpels,* X-acto knives, and Olfa snap blades (strongly preferred)
Bone* or Teflon folder
Pin tool* or Awl*
A book, series of prints, or other object you’d like to build a box for
Small foam paint roller and a small brush
Small metal triangle
Pencil & notebook
Tuition: $425 members / $450 non-members. Become a member.