Bookbinding and Boxmaking Techniques for Hackers

Workshop by Ben Dornan

Saturday from 1:10 PM - 3:10 PM in Workshop 3

Bookbinding and boxmaking (making slipcases, hinged boxes for books etc) use a small set of common materials and tools to make some interesting, useful and beautiful structures. There are some really simple and accessible but interesting techniques in the craft that I think maker folks may not have come across, and are really handy for (for example) rapidly prototyping enclosures with nothing but a scalpel, some PVA and cardboard. Bookbinding involves some beautiful materials as well - it's not so hard to make your Maplin (RIP) plastic enclosures look less beige if you know how to put them together. Please note: I'm also running and introduction to bookbinding workshop over the weekend that will cross over with this - probably come to one or the other.

Attending this workshop will cost Free
Suitable age range Under 16s should be accompanied
Attendees should bring If you have any paper craft tools (scalpel, cutting mat etc) or materials you want to experiment with, bring them along

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