Damaged leather bookbindings pose a great challenge to bookbinders. In this course students will learn traditional leather rebacking techniques for the repair of both tight and hollow back books.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of leather bookbinding is…
Prerequisite: Knowledge of leather bookbinding is essential, especially experience paring leather and covering in leather. This is an advanced course, unsuitable for beginners. Please contact us if you have questions about your experience.
Please bring the items on this supply list to the first day of class. An additional materials fee of $20-$40 for leather is due in class, paid to the instructor.
Many of the tools and supplies for Continuing Education classes are available in our school gallery/store. Please call Kristen in advance to place an order or stop by during open hours to browse. Gallery/store hours and other information can be found here.
Please print and bring this handout to class with you and familiarize yourself with James's Essay on leather rebacking before class.
Friday, July 19, to Sunday, July 21, 8:30am-4:30pm. Instructor: James Reid-Cunningham BB '90.
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