Saturday, Dec 2, 2023, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST

This version of the clamshell box is sturdy and durable, as well as classic in its elegance. The lip allows for easy opening, while the cloth covering affixes and supports the walls for strength.

Participants will learn how to measure and assemble this cloth covered binder’s board box, while practicing a sophisticated corner covering technique.

Everyone will go home with a lovely enclosure and plans that can be adapted to any size book, or to house works of art.

Suitable for beginners and all experience levels.

MATERIALS FEE (paid to instructor at workshop): $35.00

All tools will be provided; however, if you have a favourite folder, ruler, knife, or other tool, please feel free to bring it along.

Location: Book Arts Lab, MacOdrum Library, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Workshop Costs (Student Members): $65.00

Workshop Costs (Members): $75.00

Workshop Costs (Non-Members): $85.00 


Registration Deadline: 20 November 2023

Instructor Bio: Ms. Ubbink operates a book and paper conservation practice, providing services to heritage institutions, collectors, auction houses and antiquarian merchants for over twenty years. From 2007 to 2019, she taught archival preservation for Algonquin College, and continues to contribute to the field through providing workshops, speaking engagements, and publishing articles. Ms. Ubbink served on the Canadian Association for Conservation’s Board of Directors, CAPC Accreditation Committees, and the Canadian Standards Review Board for defining ‘permanent paper’.

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