Decorative Box Making





Instructor: Pietro Accardi
Skill Level: All Levels
Materials Fee: $25.00
Length of workshop: 2 days



Workshop description: 

Using binder’s board and marbled paper, learn to construct a box with drawers and a letter holder in this two-day workshop. Not only for housing books, handmade boxes have a variety of functions. This course will teach the basics of decorative box construction. In this workshop, students will create a rounded letter holder, as well as a box with drawers. By mastering the basic templates for these box models, students will gain the necessary skills for other varieties of boxes, while also enhancing their bookbinding skills. The instructor will bring a sample collection of boxes for discussion of aesthetics and design to be used throughout the workshop.


Date: Wednesday and Thursday, June 21 and 22, 2017

Materials/equipment to be supplied by student:
pencil with eraser
X-acto knife with extra blades
steel-edged ruler
medium glue brush
marbled or other paper if desired


Materials/equipment to be provided by instructor:
binder’s board
marbled paper

Decorative Box Making Materials $25.00
Location Focus on Book Arts
1928 21st Avenue
Forest Grove OR 97116