Southwestern Ontario Chapter
The Southwestern Ontario Chapter welcomes anyone residing in the region who is interested in learning about bookbinding and related book arts. We offer workshops in-person and online along with a Tool Lending Library for members to borrow from.
All current members of CBBAG who reside in southwestern Ontario automatically become members of the CBBAG Southwestern Ontario Chapter. Others may join by expressing interest (no fee for Chapter membership). If you'd like to be involved in chapter, please let us know. Volunteers are always welcome! Contact us at email@example.com or visit on us at our Facebook page.
President: Arielle VanderSchans
Upcoming Events and Workshops
Restoration & Repair Part 1 - February 18-20 & 24-25 (Five days)
Bookbinding I - Registration Now!Instructor: Tim Dyck
Location: The Colour Jar (Durham, Ontario
Dates: April 28 – 30 & May 5 – May 7 (6 days)
Time: 9:00 - 4:00
Cost: $485 +$50 material fee
Bookbinding I is considered the fundamental course of the CBBAG curriculum, teaching terminology, materials, tools, techniques, and foundational concepts in classical bookbinding. Students will come away with at least six different bound books. The course includes components like: setting up your workspace and tools, sewing variations, endpapers, making hardcovers (cases), and concepts of grain and warp, among many others.
To register please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on Facebook! The deadline to register is April 7th!
Bijan's Art Studio (London, ON) offers art supplies
Colour Jar (Durham, ON) offers bookbinding supplies
Columbia Finishing Mills (Cornwall, ON) specializes in bookboard, bookcloth, cover paper, end papers
Curry's Artists' Materials (Waterloo, ON) offers art supplies
George Hill & Co (Milton, ON) offers bookbinding tools and supplies
Lee Valley Tools (London, ON) offers chisels, punching, woodworking and leather tools
Papertrail (New Dundee, ON) offers some bookbinding supplies
Arielle's Bindery (London, ON)
Book and Paper Conservation (London, ON)
Dan Mezza Book Binding (London, ON)
Miller Bookbinding (Waterloo, ON)