Box Construction

  • Saturday, February 05, 2022
  • Sunday, February 06, 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, February 05, 2022, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PST)
  • Sunday, February 06, 2022, 10:00 AM 4:00 PM (PST)
  • BARN Print & Book Studio, Class Code: PR020522CV
  • 7


  • $215 tuition + $20 materials fee
  • $167 tuition + $20 materials fee


In this two-day workshop, you will learn to measure, score, cut, fold, and glue paper to construct boxes. On the morning of the first session, the class will do 3 warm-up exercises: 1) covering a piece of board, 2) covering an existing box, & 3) assembling a box tray from pre-cut pieces.

In the afternoon and during the second session, you will design and make your own boxes. Carolina will skillfully guide and coach each of you in constructing a box that is as simple or as complex as you choose.

These techniques can be used to recover a variety of existing boxes and in creating new ones. All materials will be supplied.


  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Overall BARN safety policies are herePlease read the Print & Book Arts Studio specific safety protocols here.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form before you register.  

Instructor Bio:
Carolina Veenstra is a bookbinder and artist. She has worked as a book conservator for forty years. When she isn't working in her studio, you will find her hiking in the Olympic Mountains or weeding the trails in her neighborhood.

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