Make your own designed box

A five-days workshop where the participants can make boxes of their own choice and design. 
It is possible to make a neck-box, a slip-case or cover-box, different types of clam shell boxes, Japanese drop-back boxes or all kind of boxes with angular forms or concave and convex forms and such in your own design. The boxes will be covered with paper or book cloth.

The personal program will be decided by mutual arrangement. Because all the participants are working on their own designs, there are all kinds of different forms. This gives a perfect opportunity to learn from each other. Important situations in working will be covered with the group as a whole.


  • The participants will work individually and at their own pace.
  • For beginners and advanced students.
  • A group will consist of a maximum of 6 participants.
  • Registration fee is € 550,00 p.p. The price includes materials, lunches, coffee / tea and 21% VAT.


Dates 2020:
July 01 - 05, 2020
Hours: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (including lunchbreak).

July 29 - August 2, 2020
Hours: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (including lunch break).

August 26 - 30, 2020
Hours: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. (including lunch break).
There are no more places free in this workshop. There is made a waiting list.

Workshop Cor Aerssens
Burg. J. Arkemastraat 5


  • Tools will be provided.
  • The participants can be supported in Dutch, English and German.
  • Travel and accommodation expenses are for the account of the participants.
  • Warffum is a terp village, surrounded by the extent beauty of ‘het Hoogeland’ and 4 km from the unique nature of the ’Waddensea’. There is a train connection with Groningen.
  • See for facilities of staying over the night in Warffum :
  • Enrolment by means of the enrolment form.