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(Formerly The Farthing Press & Bindery)


This course has been designed for the beginner and covers all the basics of binding a book. You will, over the period of the week, bind a single section book, a loose leaf (un-sewn), flat-backed, case bound book and a multi-sectioned, sewn, round and backed, case bound book.

A illustrated booklet accompanies the course and is included in the cost. The book covers all aspects of the course.  Its contents include:

What equipment is required

Materials and their use

Terms used in Bookbinding

Stage by stage directions in the binding of all three styles of book

The order of operations for binding magazines into a single volume

Additional techniques

Paper & Board and its uses

And more .........


The course is structured and designed to run along side the Refresher / Repair Course.

BASIC BOOKBINDING COURSE