Archival Boxes and Enclosures

ARCHIVAL BOXES AND ENCLOSURES

 

 

 

Instructor: Andrew Huot
Skill Level: Intermediate
Materials Fee: $40.00
Length of workshop: 2 days

 

 

Workshop description:

Looking for a way to protect a fragile book or store a collection of prints or photographs? Conservation boxes and enclosures are the best way to protect and house your collections and fragile objects, such as books, prints, photographs, and small ephemera. Participants in this class will construct a number of boxes, slipcases, and enclosures to protect and display treasured items. The enclosures include an inset box, wrapper with a case, self-closing wrapper, two slipcases, a corrugated drop spine box and a storage book.

 

Date: Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, 2017


Prerequisite skills:
How to fold paper using a bone folder
How to determine paper grain & match the grain of different book components
How to glue up paper or cloth to cover binder’s board

 

Materials/equipment to be supplied by student:
bone folder
scissors
awl
sewing needles
metal ruler
cutting mat
X-acto or Olfa knife
triangle

 

Materials/equipment to be provided by instructor:
binder’s board
card
paper
book cloth
corrugated archival board
Tyvek
adhesive

Dates
Prices
Archival Boxes and Enclosures Materials$40.00
Location Focus on Book Arts
1928 21st Avenue
Forest Grove OR 97116