Bookbinding Core 2 :: Flat-Back Case Binding in-person workshop
August 10th, 2021 9:30 AM
- Instructor: Juliayn Coleman
- Workshop Extra: Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
- Workshop Type: Binding
- Workshop Status: Wait-list
- Workshop Start: August 10th, 2021 9:30 AM
- Workshop End: August 10th, 2021 5:30 PM
- Sessions: 1
- In-person or Online?: In-person
This is an in-person workshop. All students and the instructor are required to be vaccinated (honor system) and agree to wear a mask for the duration of the class. If you choose to complete the registration process you are agreeing to these terms.
Bookbinding Core Certificate Program
The San Francisco Center for the Book celebrates the craft and art of bookbinding. Our Bookbinding Core Certificate Program introduces students to four different binding models, leading them through the history and evolution of bookmaking. It provides students a comprehensive foundation to delve into the practice of binding and qualifies them work in our bindery. Click here to learn more about the Bookbinding Core Certificate Program.
Bookbinding Core 2 :: Flat-Back Case Binding
In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case. Students will learn more about the mechanics of books as they build on skills from Core 1 and expand both their vocabulary and capabilities in and around the bindery.
Build on skills from Core 1
Mechanism and relationships of the elements of a bound book and case binding
Bookbinding materials: threads and tapes
Spine gluing and lining, endsheets/flyleaves structure and application, endbands
Edge decoration (optional)
- Finishing press
All paper for SFCB's Core Certificate Program projects has been generously provided by Mohawk.
Materials to Bring: None
Prerequisite: Bookbinding Core 1 :: Coptic Binding
Workshop + Materials Fee: $200.00*
*Students registering for the full Core series will receive a $100 discount. Please call or email to enroll.
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 10, 2021 :: 9:30am-5:30pm
Location: This workshop will take place at 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Note: Please read the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133