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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

Book Artists Exhibition

Book Artists Exhibition, 2015

Gallery East and Central Institute of Technology are putting on a book artists exhibition in 2015.

Box Making

Padded Jewellery Box

The Guild held a box making competition at the recent monthly meeting.

Gems From The Past

Punching holes for sewing

Working on copies of the Engineer magazine, this lot from 1901, the paper was not only very large, but also quite flexible. This meant that a level of innovation was required in the binding.