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Box Making: The Clamshell Box

Wednesday, November 29 / 10 am – 5 pm

Not only for housing books, hand made boxes have a variety of functions. This course will teach the basics of decorative box construction. Using hard binders’ board and marbled paper, learn to construct a functional and decorative box with an elegant Clamshell closure. By mastering the basic template for these box models, students will gain the necessary skills for other varieties of boxes, while also enhancing their bookbinding skills. The instructor will bring many beautiful, one of a kind marbled fabrics and paper from which to choose to cover your unique box.

Instructors: Pietro Accardi
Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

Supply list: Brush for glue, sharp scissors. All other materials are included with registration.

Book Arts
November 29, 2017 10 am – 5 pm