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Classes in Bookbinding and Metalsmithing
With Christine Cox

Immerse yourself in a powerful learning experience and get the individualized one-on-one instruction that you want. Move up to the next level in a dynamic class of intense instruction and hands-on work.

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Scheduled Classes

Book by Anne Canright

Painted Wooden Book with

Etched Metal Hardware

Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, 2019 (5 days)

Make a book with painted wooden covers and etched metal hardware. You'll be given a selection of templates inspired by medieval and contemporary examples, and choose from a wide variety of materials and techniques. This is a great way to learn about woodworking, metalsmithing and bookbinding, all in one 5-day class. Your complete book will be durable and will open flat for writing. Your design will determine the techniques you learn, and demos will be held continuously throughout this popular class. Each student's book will be unique!
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Our luxurious 500 square foot studio and small class sizes make for an intimate learning experience with plenty of one-on-one instruction

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