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The Alchemy of Bookbinding: Introduction to the Courses

$260.00

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For hundreds of years books were made by hand. Now we rarely handle a book which isn’t made by a machine. The intention of The Alchemy of Bookbinding, the Guild's new 4 LEVEL bookbinding course, is to re-introduce you to the ancient craft of hand bookbinding.

Courses start at $260 for the Level One: Bookbinding for Beginners and rise to $360 for the Level Four: Letterpress Binding.

Level One: Bookbinding for Beginners will offered through the Sydney Community College. https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/course/book.binding
tutor: Avril Makula
Course runs for two days
Sat/Sun 28-29 March or
Sat/Sun 30-31 May or
Sat/Sun 18-19 July or
Sat/Sun 26-27 September

Level Two: The Flat-back Case Binding
tutor: Monica Oppen
Course runs for two days
Sat/Sun 16-17 May or
Sat/Sun 20-21 June or
Sat/Sun 1-2 August or
Sat/Sun 17-18 October

Level Three: The Rounded and Backed Case Binding
tutor: Monica Oppen
Course runs for two days
Sat/Sun 23-24 May or
Sat/Sun 4-5 July or
Sat/Sun 22-23 August or
Sat/Sun 7-8 November

Level Four: Full leather laced on board Letterpress Binding
tutor: Ted Chapman
Course runs for three days
Sat/Sun/Mon 6-8 June (long weekend) or
Sat/Sun/Mon 3-5 October (long weekend)

If you interested in any of the courses and wish to be notified when bookings are open please contact us.

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Bookbinding for Beginners
$260.00
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Level 2: Flat Back Case Binding
$260.00
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