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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 26-27 September
Evening courses run Tuesdays 6pm-9pm
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Level Two: The Flat-back Case Binding
Tutor: Monica Oppen
Course runs for two days
Sat/Sun 17-18 October
Evening courses run Tuesdays 6pm-9pm
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Level Three: The Rounded and Backed Case Binding
Tutor: Monica Oppen
Course runs for two days
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Level Four: Full leather laced on board Letterpress Binding
Tutor: Ted Chapman
Course runs for three days
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If you interested in any of the courses and wish to be notified when bookings are open please contact us.

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Level 1: Bookbinding for Beginners
$260.00
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Level 2: Flat Back Case Binding
$260.00
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Level 3: Rounded and Backed Case Binding
$270.00
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Level 4: Letterpress binding
$330.00
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