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The Clamshell Box

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Presented by Saltgrass Printmakers at Saltgrass Printmakers, Salt Lake City UT

Feb 15 2020
The Clamshell Box

Learn how to make custom, professional portfolio boxes for your print (or drawing) series. We will cover the process from design to construction. These boxes are not only a beautiful way to present your artwork but allow for safe storage.

One-day workshop on the use of a board shear, book press and basic tools to construct a basic cloth and book board double wall clamshell box. Each student will construct a box using the materials provided. Handout will be provided that explains the cuts and techniques

In this class we will discuss: 

Measuring and spacing for box construction
The use of a board shear to quickly cut book board to accurate repeatable sizes
How to glue up box pieces using a book press
Discuss types of cloth and

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Workshop Fee: $75.00 non-member/$65.00 member

Non-Refundable Deposit: $25.00. Deposit goes toward the purchase of materials for the workshop.

Class Limited to five participants.

To register for the class contact Stefanie Dykes @

Contact: 8018679832


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Saltgrass Printmakers

412 South 700 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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Plenty of Parking.


    • Wheelchair Access

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Stefanie Dykes
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