book binding repair, book restoration, book binding repair, book restoration, book binding repair,
30 years experience in institutions and private practice
Repair of leather bindings, cloth bindings, albums, and other items.
Paper and document restoration.
Parisian bindery circa 1755
Leather Reback in Progress
Restored Family Bible
In 1984 I began restoring books at institutional special collections, spending several years at the University of Saint Thomas, at Carleton College and Saint Olaf College in Northfield MN. I now am in private practice, and work in my home studio workshop.
Much of my work is in in leather and cloth binding repair and restoration. A wide variety of books and objects come into the workshop. Boxmaking is another specialty area of my work.
Leather and cloth bound antiquarian books of all sorts
Contact me by clicking on the email address below.