2014 Cut leatherwork, gedreven leder, cuir ciselé, lederschnitt

Engramdays 2014

Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 Juli 2014

This method of bookbinding decoration was displaced by goldtooling in the 15th century.
During the next centuries goldtooling was brought more and more to perfection, cut leatherwork on the contrary fall into disuse.
The technique revived on the end of the 19th century but only till after WWI.
Cut leatherwork has been and still is the favourite decoration method in the saddle making.

We present the participants of our “Engramdays Cut Leatherwork” the basic techniques, details as “raising leather”, how to dey the leather, construction of the boards, paring the leather.

We work on samples of thick cowleather and pared cowleather.
With this leather we cover one of the constructed boards.
Tips and tricks to use this technique in contemporary bookbindings.

Location Begijnhof Diest, where we start at 9 AM and work till 5 PM.

€210 Leather, deys, use of specific tools and lunch included.
Maximum participants 8.

2014 Cut leatherwork, gedreven leder, cuir ciselé, lederschnitt

Statiestraat 40 B-3290 DIEST - 0032 478 11 22 04 - info@boekbinderij-camps.be