The course is designed for those interested in the introductory aspects of bookbinding, book restoration and gold blocking. You will undertake practical exercises in bookbinding and finishing in a fully equipped bindery, guided by experienced staff. You will complete progressive projects of increasing difficulty, from stationery up to leather bound books and raised band styles. You will complete a minimum of three hand bound books. Tools and equipment in the bindery are available to use as needed for projects.
This course is designed for people interested in bookbinding, book repair, box making and gold blocking.
Participants will be able to execute introductory bookbinding and finishing tasks and produce their own hand bound books.
None. An interest in hand made books.
Some course materials are included.
Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.
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