Leather Core :: Leather Rounded Spine Box

$ 415.00

October 20th, 2019 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Juliayn Coleman
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: October 20th, 2019 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: October 27th, 2019 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 2

Making elegant, functional protective enclosures for books and other items has long been a central part of the fine bookbinding tradition. Enclosures also present some of bookbinding's most difficult design challenges. In this workshop, you will learn how to make a drop spine box with a rounded spine, covered with leather. You will practice your leather paring skills while making a box you can use to house a precious book or object. In the final session of the class, we will use simple tooling techniques to decorate the rounded spine. Please note: this workshop is geared toward people who have completed the bookbinding certificate, and are looking for ways to continue practicing their leather paring skills. 

PLEASE TAKE HEED! This is part of a sequential series of classes which follows Orientation to Leather. If you have not taken Orientation to Leather, you must  do so before you can register, participate in, and enjoy this class. You must also take Orientation to Leather in order to receive the leatherworking tool you will need for Leather Core. 

Pre-Requisite: Bookbinding Cores 1-4 & Orienation to Leather.

Materials to Bring: Leather paring knife from received in Orientation to Leather, sanding block.

Optional and available at SFCB for student use during workshop: bone folder, awl, utility knife, scissors, dividers.

Workshop Fee (includes $75 materials fee): $415.00

Date & Time: Sundays, October 20 & 27, 2019 :: 9:30am-5:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class


About the Instructor | Juliayn Coleman

Juliayn Coleman has been a professional bookbinder since her graduation from the North Bennet Street School bookbinding program in 2003. Her private practice encompasses all levels of book repair and conservation, custom portfolio and enclosure making, teaching, and being a good ambassador for the craft of bookbinding in general. Some of her creative and professional projects can be seen at  www.bookislandbindery.com.

Past Student Reviews:

“Excellent teaching. We covered a lot of information. Super well prepared.”

“Juliayn is an excellent instructor. She is prepared, organized and is knowledgeable. It's helpful that she's willing to answer all questions patiently - no question is too elementary.”

“Juliayn is thorough, patient and kind - an ideal instructor!”

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States