Introduction to Boxmaking: Handmade Box with a Hinged Lid

Thursdays, April 16 – 30 / 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Make this handmade box for your most treasured mementos. Over the three sessions of class, students will be introduced to every aspect of hand boxmaking, including cutting and preparation of bookcloth, decorative paper and board; gluing and assembly; and techniques for scaling this structure and others to perfectly enclose a particular book or keepsake. Students will also be able to personalize their boxes. 

Instructor: Katherine Case 
Ages: 15+ / All levels 

Supply List:

  • Ruler
  • X-acto knife
  • Bone folder
  • 1″ glue brush
  • A clean cotton rag
  • Any decorative paper or collage elements you would like to incorporate into your box
Book Arts
April 16, 2015 5:30 – 8:30 pm
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