JAMES REID-CUNNINGHAM

I teach professional workshops in bookbinding and conservation.
Here is my schedule of upcoming workshops.

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Introduction to Paper Conservation

This class explores contemporary methods of repairing damaged historical papers. Students are provided with samples of damaged sheets of paper to repair, dating from the 17th to the 21st centuries, but they are encouraged to bring their own documents to conserve during the class.

Saturday, March 2 & Sunday, March 3, 2019, 8:30am-4:30pm.
North Bennet Street School, Boston

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Introduction to Book Conservation

This course introduces students to techniques for the repair of 19th and 20th century cloth case bindings. Bench work focuses on producing aesthetically pleasing repairs that preserve as much of the original book as possible. The course covers: basic paper conservation, disbinding and re-sewing a text block, making new inner hinges, tools and techniques for lifting, and re-backing in cloth.

Friday, May 3, Saturday, May 4, & Sunday, May 5, 2019, 8:30am-4:30pm.
North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA.

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James Reid-Cunningham is a current Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

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Cambridge MA 02140 USA 617-304-2652 james@reid-cunningham.com

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