2019WKSP-23 Paper Treatments for Binders

  • 23 Jun 2019
  • 10:00 AM
  • 28 Jun 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Eldridge Bindery, Toronto ON
  • 2


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Paper Treatments for Binders

Instructor: Betsy Palmer Eldridge

Location: 24 Castle Frank Cres

Duration: 6 days, Sunday-Friday, June 23-28

Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Course Fee: $630.00 members / $690.00 non-members

Materials Fee: $30.00 payable to the instructors

Prerequisite: BB1 or permission of the instructor


This 6-day course covers the basic treatments used to solve the paper problems that binders frequently encounter in printed book materials. The course includes topics such as mould, pressure sensitive tape, minor tears, tidelines, localized staining, cockling, acidity, and discolouration, washing, drying and flattening methods.  This is one of the six core curriculum courses that CBBAG offers.

This is one of the six core curriculum courses.

Registration closes Friday, June 14, 11:59 PM EDT

Betsy Palmer Eldridge apprenticed as a bookbinder in Hamburg, Germany, studied finishing with Jules Fache in Paris, and worked in conservation with Carolyn Horton and Associates in New York in the 60s. She has had her own Studio in Toronto since 1975, and has taught courses and workshops in bookbinding and conservation since in 1984. She has been active in professional organizations both nationally and internationally.

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