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Repair & Restoration
May 25 - May 30
Instructor: Rose Newlove
Location: Newlove Bindery (near the Runnymede Subway Station)
Duration: 6 days, Monday-Saturday, May 25-30
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Course fee: $630 members/$690 non-members
Materials fee: $30 payable to the instructor
Prerequisite: BB3 or permission of the instructor
Please join the wait list to indicate your interest in this course. If there is enough interest, we will try to offer this course again in 2020.
NOTE: THIS COURSE NOT TAKE PLACE AT THE CBBAG BINDERY – ADDRESS WILL BE PROVIDED TO REGISTRANTS CLOSE TO THE WORKSHOP DATES
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 4 students
The first half of the course will focus on 19th-century publishers cloth case bindings: how to identify them, what problems they develop, and how to repair and restore them. This second half of the restoration core course will focus on leather bindings of the 18th, 19th and 20th century, the deterioration problems they develop, and the various techniques currently used to repair them. Participants should bring a cloth-bound and leather-bound example to work on.
This is one of the core courses required for the CBBAG Certificate.
Rose Newlove is a graduate of the Fleming College conservation program and works as a book and paper conservator in Toronto. She has studied bookbinding at CBBAG with Don Taylor and Betsy Palmer Eldridge and at the American Academy of Bookbinding with Don Etherington.