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Getting Ready for 2016

Beginners Courses

The Guild has a full schedule for workshops, guest speakers, competitions and demonstrations planned for 2016.

Courses for 2016

Box Making Course

We are coming to the end of our courses scheduled for 2015. We have a Beginners weekend workshop to be held at the end of September, and an Advanced course running in November.

Blind and Gold Tooling Demonstration

Marking Out The Pattern

Members that attended the latest meeting were privileged to recieve an impromptu and entirely unexpected demonstration of blind and gold tooling on leather.

Now On Instagram

Endpapers Made From Patent Applications

The WA Bookbinders Guild is now on Instagram. We will be adding photos of interesting books made by members of the Guild, so keep an eye out for us. Every Monday a new photo will be added.

New Interactive Book on Bookbinding

eBook Cover, on iTunes

Jo and I have finally managed to finish our eBook on bookbinding. It has taken the best part of a year to create this interactive book on how to make your own books.

Orange Books

Book With Built-in Closure

The first meeting of the year saw the presentation of the first round of orange books and boxes.

New Courses for 2015

Ruling and Cutting A Pamphlet Book

With the amazing success of the courses in 2014, we have scheduled the complete calendar for 2015.

Catch Up Course A Success

Preparing the Corners in 1/2 Bound

In the past few months there have been a number of course attendees that could not make all the evenings, or who otherwise did not manage to finish off all the projects.

Box Making Course

Solander Box from Box Making Course

Our inaugural box making course is coming to a close. It has been an interesting time for all concerned, with some tweaking required before we do it again.

Beginners Course Completes

Course attendees working on a slipcase

This year has seen a big increase in the number of people interested in our courses, so we have offered two beginners courses, an advanced course, a photo album course and a box making course so fa