Though for the time being, it only opens on every Wednesday night and weekends whenever there are workshops.
Advanced Leather Bound Journal (23 April) is the first of the three workshops at DECK as part of the Steidl Exhibition in April and May.
|readying our materials and tool.|
|punching holes with awl|
|Start stitching the first signature ......|
|Pairing the skin really needs some skills.|
|Wet the skin with water-soaked cotton gauze, wait for a while before|
applying the glue. Rice glue/paste was used in this exercise.
|After two layers of rice glue, paste the spine board and then|
the cover boards with approx. 5mm apart.
|The book cover is now ready.|
The stitching part is different from the first English Case Binding I did on my own previously. No linen sewing tapes were used then.