Boxmaking: Solander Box

Boxmaking: Solander Box


Join our workshop and make a bespoke Solander box, -also known as Clamshell box- a popular and versatile drop-back structure that can be used for storing or presenting books, prints, photographs or any other loose and fragile items.

You will learn all the stages of box-making including measuring, cutting, gluing, covering and lining and become familiar with the tools, materials and techniques necessary to build your own handmade box. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some experience in bookbinding.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Includes all materials


Lina at We Make Books


We Make Books Studio, V22
3-9 Belfast Road
Greater London
N16 6UN

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday


5 hours (11:00am to 4:00pm)

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