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Dieter Räder

May 2021

Beginning Tooling – Dieter Räder

15th May 2021 - 16th May 2021
Dragon Press Bindery, Dragon Press Bindery
Highworth, Swindon SN6 7PP United Kingdom
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Designer Bookbinders & Society of Bookbinders Joint Workshop series 2021  This workshop will teach participants the fundamental techniques of hand tooling on leather. Suitable for those with no experience, it also offers a thorough refresher course for anyone wanting to gain confidence in their finishing. Starting with practice boards and dummy bookblocks, we will go step-by-step through the stages of preparation, blind tooling and tooling with gold leaf, including design ideas and tips. The use of foils and various alternative materials…

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