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The workshop program is lead by the Senior Book & Paper Conservator, Karen Vidler

They are offered throughout the year when there are enough participants to run the workshop. All dates are by mutual agreement with participants.


Enrolments are now open for the 2014 workshops

Following workshops are offered in 2014

Workshop 119 Paper Treatment & Repair

Workshop 120 Repair of Cloth Bindings

Workshop 121 Conservation of Leather Bindings

Workshop 122 Individual Conservation Training

Click on each workshop for further details



Suitable for: Amateur Bookbinders and Restorers.
Bookbinding or Conservation Students with some basic knowledge.

Qualified Conservators most welcome. 

Description: Two-day workshop is a combination of demonstrations
and practical work
in the treatment and repair of text blocks under
the guidance of Senior Book and Paper Conservator, Karen Vidler.


This course will cover:
Mechanical cleaning of paper
Washing and resizing paper
Toning repair materials
Tear and loss repair

 
Basic tool kit for paper repair

 
Shaping repair on a light box

 
Toning repair paper for losses to a dust jacket


Dates: Weekend workshop run on dates by mutual agreement.
This course is repeated throughout the year depending on numbers.
Max: 4 participants

Cost: AU$350p.p. includes materials, samples and handouts
(15% discount for students, proof required)

Location:
Castlemaine, VIC

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Workshop 120 Paper Repair of Cloth Bindings

Suitable for:
Amateur Bookbinders and Restorers.
Bookbinding or Conservation Students with some basic knowledge.

Qualified Conservators most welcome. 

Description: Two-day workshop is a combination of demonstrations
and practical work
in the treatment and repair in the repair of cloth covered books under the
guidance of Senior Book and Paper Conservator, Karen Vidler.


This course will cover:
Board reattachment techniques
Toning repair materials
Endcap and corner repairs
Rebacking a cloth spine

 

Toning repair materials for endcap and corner repairs
 

Attaching new hollow of archival quality paper
 
Shaping  a new endcap piece

Dates: Weekend workshop run on dates by mutual agreement.
This course is repeated throughout the year depending on numbers.
Max: 4 participants

Cost: AU$350p.p. includes materials, samples and handouts
(15% discount for students, proof required)

Location: Castlemaine, VIC

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Workshop 121 Conservation of Leather Bindings

Suitable for: Students doing Bookbinding or Conservation training with some knowledge.
Qualified Paper Conservators, Archive Conservators or Book Conservators.

Description: This four-day workshop is a combination of demonstrations and practical work
under the supervision of the Senior Book and Paper Conservator, Karen Vidler.

This tightly focused course will cover:
Bookbinding leather manufact
ure
Common types of deterioration
Ethics and treatment options
Treating degraded leathers
Leather paring and dyeing for repair
Board reattachment and leather repair

 
Ash testing for tannage type


 
Attaching a cord extension to reattached a board
 
Paring leather for a spine reback

Dates: Over two weekends or 4 weekdays by mutual agreement.
This course is repeated throughout the year depending on numbers.

Max: 4 participants
Cost: AU$550p.p. includes basic materials, samples and handouts
(15% discount for students, proof required)
Location: Castlemaine, VIC


Workshop 122 Individual Book Conservation Training

Suitable for: Students doing Bookbinding or Conservation training with some knowledge.
Qualified Paper Conservators, Archive Conservators or Book Conservators.

Description: This four-day workshop will focus on your specific book conservation project.
Individual instruction will be given by the Senior Book and Paper Conservator, Karen Vidler.

We will cover treatment options and repair techniques that arise from your project
and will be discussed with you prior to commencing the workshop

Dates: Over two weekends or 4 weekdays by mutual agreement.
This course is repeated throughout the year depending on numbers.
Max: 2 participants

Cost: AU$600p.p. includes basic materials, samples and handouts
(15% discount for students, proof required)

Location: Castlemaine, VIC

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