[GBW] The School for Formal Bookbinding 2008 classes

Don Rash studior at epix.net
Wed Jan 2 17:33:11 EST 2008

(Cross posted to Book_Arts_L)

The School for Formal Bookbinding in Plains, PA will be offering the 
following classes in 2008:

March 29-30: Book Structures for Non-Binders

April 12-13: A Weekend of Decorated Papers
April 21-21: Foundations of Hand Bookbinding
April 28-May 2: Introduction to Case Binding

May 17-18: Introduction to Titling and Tooling

June 9-13: Introduction to Leather Binding
June 16-20: Full Leather Binding
June 28-29: Book Edge Gilding

July 14-18: Cloth Binding Conservation
July 21-25: Leather Binding Conservation

August 18-22: Bible Restoration and Binding
August 25-29: Edition Binding

Sept. 6-7: Introduction to Paper Repair
Sept. 20-21: A Contemporary Leather Spined Box

There is a five student maximum for all classes,and housing is available 
for all students if desired. The costs are: $200 tuition for weekend 
classes; $500 for week-long classes and $800 for two one-week classes 
taken in sequence. Housing is $20/night with a reduction for stays of 
two weeks. There are materials fees for certain classes.

The classes are taught by Don Rash, a student of Trudi and Fritz 
Eberhardt and practicing hand binder for almost thirty years.

For complete class descriptions and other information please visit the 
website at www.donrashfinebookbinder.com, or call 1.570.821.7050.

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