A one day course learning how to use metal squares and triangles, rulers and a scalpel to master the art of accurate measuring and cutting perfectly straight and square. Understand why you will never need to use a pencil again. Learn how to trim your sections with pinpoint accuracy to achieve a neat book block with minimal creep. Cut your cover boards to fit squarely to produce books finished to the highest quality. Once perfected, these measuring and cutting techniques will be invaluable to you in your future bookbinding practice but you must be prepared to work carefully and with the greatest attention to detail to achieve the good results. You will leave with several examples of book structures created using these cutting and measuring techniques.