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An intensive two day course which will teach full leather binding in the 18th Century style of bookbinding. You will make a leather bound book through a series of progressive steps designed to provide a good working knowledge of traditional bookbinding materials and techniques.
Course focus on sewing a multi-sectioned book with raised cords, beating, end papers construction, edge trimming, lacing on boards. You will also learn leather working with a paring knife and spokeshave, and other preparation of leather to cover your book - this includes tool preparation and paring techniques and how to trim the leather accurately.
I was aught Edge decoration techniques, headbanding, board attachment and some blind tooling techniques.
• select and use appropriate materials • sew a multi-sectioned binding with raised-cords • lace on boards • sew multi-coloured endbands • pare leather accurately • make a complete full leather 18th Century Binding from start to finish.