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The Online Supplies and Services List is a resource for those in any of the book arts fields: bookbinding, conservation, marbling, gilding, or for anyone looking for providers of these services. Currently, there are nearly 250 listings from across the United States and Canada as well as from around the world. This list is compiled jointly by the Guild of Book Workers and the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild.
NOTE: This list is only meant to be a guide. The Guild of Book Workers makes no claims or endorsements about the good and services or the companies represented on the Supplies and Services List. Therefore, the Guild of Book Workers and editor of this list cannot be held responsible for the quality of good or services or any dealings with included companies.
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The International Supplies and Services List is grouped by country, then arranged alphabetically by company.
Aboveground Art Supplies
Address: 74 McCaul St
Toronto, Ontario M5T 3K2
Supplies: Bookbinding Equipment
Services: Blade Sharpening Board Shear Service and Repair
Notes: Board shear blades, guillotine blades
Alliance Paper Corp
Address: 17524 Sandringham Rd
Moose Creek, Ontario KOC 1WO
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Chemicals Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Lithography Stones Lamination Supplies
Services: Blade Sharpening
Art Gallery of Ontario, Gallery Shop
Address: 317 Dundas St W.
Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4
Phone: 416-979-6648 / 877-225-4246
Supplies: Art Hazards-Pulications
Services: Consultant Services
Notes: Newsletter; up-to-date resources on hazards, artists' materials etc. Industrial hygiene hot-line.
Address: 24 Fairmont Ouest
Montreal, Quebec H2T2M1
Supplies: Blades and Handles Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Bookbinding Equipment Bookbinding Tools Presses - Bookbinding Presses - Printing Sewing Frames Stamping Machines Tools - General Type - Brass or Metal Type Spacers Weights
Services: Blade Sharpening Board Shear Service and Repair
Address: 2352 Division Hwy, Ephrata, PA 17522
Address: 419 Lansdowne
Rosemere, Quebec J7A3G6
Supplies: Bookbinding Equipment Archival Storage Supplies Bookcloth
Services: Conservation Services Conservation Treatment
Bro-Dart Library Supplies
Address: 109 Roy Boulevard
Brantford, Ontario N3T5N3
Supplies: Polyester Film Paper - Art and Printing
Capital Findings and Leather
Address: 160 Tycos Dr Unit 215
Toronto, Ontario M6B1W8
Supplies: Weights Adhesives
Notes: Sewing notions and quilting supplies.
Address: 461 Horner Ave
Toronto, Ontario M8W 4X2
Supplies: Environmental Monitoring Equipment Laboratory Equipment
Cranberry Mills, Handmade Papers
Seeleys Bay, Ontario KOH 2NO
Supplies: Bookcloth Leather Paper - Decorative
Notes: Acrylic coated cover materials.
Curry's Artists' Materials
Address: 2345 Stanfield Rd Unit 401
Mississauga, Ontario L4Y3Y3
Supplies: Sewing Frames
Notes: Manufacturer of hight tech Planetary Collage sewing frame.
Don K. Black Linecasting Service, Ltd.
Address: 120 Midwest Rd Unit 5
Scarborough, Ontario M1P3B2
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Bookcloth Post and Ring Binder Hardware Stamping Machines Leather
Felton Bookbinding Ltd.
Address: 348 Guelph St Unit 12
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 4B5
Notes: Conservation quality calf and goat. Will choose appropriate skin based on customers desired cut size.
In A Bind
Address: Westhills R. P. O. PO Box 75071
Calgary, Alberta T3H3M1
Supplies: Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - Eastern
Address: Box 158
Smithville, Ontario L0R2A0
Supplies: Bookcloth Paper - All Types Adhesives Papyrus Bookbinding Tools Bookbinding Supplies Paper - Archival Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - Eastern
Address: 8 Coach Hill Place
Calgary, Alberta T3H 1G2
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Paper - All Types Bookcloth Bookbinding Tools Papermaking Supplies
La Paperterie Saint-Gilles
Address: 304 rue Felix Antoine Savard CP 40
St. Joseph de la Rive, Quebec G0A3Y0
Supplies: Archival Storage Supplies
The Leather Warehouse, Ltd.
Address: 1969 Leslie St
North York, Ontario M3B2M3
Supplies: Adhesives Bookcloth Calligraphy Supplies Dyes/Pigments Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies
Notes: Catalogue orders: Rougier & Ple, BP 492, 91164 Longjumeau Cedex, France.
Lee Valley Tools Ltd.
Address: 1090 Morrison Dr.
Ottawa, Ontario K2H1C2
Supplies: Book Arts Publications
Notes: Publisher of the Book Arts Directory and Book Arts Classified.
Lines 'n Curves
Address: 169 Carrington Dr.
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 7Z8
Services: Leather Splitting Services
Notes: Formerly University Products of Canada (Div. of BFB Sales Ltd.)
Address: 520 Abilene Drive, 2nd Floor
Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2H7
Supplies: Adhesives Conservation Supplies Deacidification supplies Archival Storage Supplies Brushes Encapsulation Equipment Environmental Monitoring Equipment Fume Hoods Lamination Supplies Leafcasters Leather Dressing Lighting - Conservation Moisture Meters Paper - Archival pH Indicators Photographic Conservation Supplies Polyester Film Weights Ultraviolet Filtering Materials Suction Tables Presses - Bookbinding
Mona Lisa Artist Material
Address: 1518 - 7th St SW
Supplies: Type - Brass or Metal Type Spacers
Address: 76 Durie St.
Toronto, Ontario M6S3E8
Supplies: Exhibition Supplies Paper - Decorative Papyrus
The Nib Centre
Address: 3 Woodgreen Dr SW
Calgary, Alberta T2W4B7
Supplies: Brushes Dyes/Pigments Paper - Eastern Printing Supplies Adhesives Archival Storage Supplies Bookbinding Equipment Bookbinding Supplies Bookbinding Tools Books Calligraphy Supplies Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Linen Marbling Supplies Paper - Archival Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - All Types Papermaking Supplies Presses - Printing Suminagashi Supplies
Opus Framing and Art Supplies
Address: 1360 Johnson St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H3S1
Supplies: Paper - Archival Adhesives Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - All Types Archival Storage Supplies
Papertrail Handmade Paper and Book Arts
Address: 1450 Bridge St., PO Box 484
New Dundee, Ontario, Canada N0B 2E0
Supplies: Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies
Notes: Distributor for Swift & Co. gilding supplies and gold leaf.
Address: 9-1666 Johnston St Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H3S2
Supplies: Paper - Decorative Book Arts Publications
Notes: Custom decorated paste papers on commission. Typographic design, letterpress printing, edition binding, decorative paper workshops, pastepaper, stenciling.
The Sassy Bead Co.
Address: 11 William St (The Market)
Ottawa, Ontario K1N9C7
Supplies: Books Bookbinding Equipment Bookbinding Supplies Bookbinding Tools
St. Armand Paper Mill
Address: 3700 St. Patrick
Montreal, Quebec H4E1A2
Supplies: Brushes Lithography Stones Adhesives Weights Acrylic pressboards Paste-making Machine Blotter
Sydney R. Stone
Address:6338 Viscount Road
Mississauga, ON L4V 1H3
Supplies: Adhesives Marbling Supplies Bookbinding Supplies Paper - Eastern Presses - Printing Blades and Handles Bookbinding Tools Bookcloth Brushes Calligraphy Supplies Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Paper - All Types Paper - Archival Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Papermaking Supplies Tools - Woodworking
Notes: Western Canada's largest provider of art supply and framing materials.
T & D Enterprises
Address: 570 Neal Dr RR 6
Peterborough, Ontario K9J6X7
Supplies: Adhesives Bookbinding Supplies Bookcloth Books Paper - Handmade Book Arts Publications Clasps/Fasteners Paper - Decorative Paper - Eastern Papermaking Supplies Papyrus Vellum/Parchment
Address: 1654 Victoria Park Ave
Scarborough, Ontario M1R1P7
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies
Notes: Manufactures Red Label high density bookboard and Global Board and high quality low density graphic board.
William Huff Advertising
Address: 11240 154 St.
Phone: 780-454-4536 / 888 454 4533
Supplies: Paper - Handmade
Wilson Grinding Service
Address: 59 Blake St
Toronto, Ontario M4J3E2
Address: 50 Avenue De La Gare
St. Sulpice Lauriere
Phone: 0033 (0) 555 712142
Supplies: Videotapes Bookbinding Supplies Finishing Tools Gluing MachinesDecorative Paper Clasps/Fasteners
Services: Conservation Services
Address: 3, rue de Poitevins
Phone: 33 1 43 25 40 52
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Type - Brass or Metal Leather Paring Accessories Leather
Services: Conservation Services
Rougier & Ple
Address: 13/15 Boulevard des filles du Calvaire
Supplies: Adhesives Bookbinding Supplies Leather Leather Paring Accessories Books Book Arts Publications Bookbinding Tools Bookcloth Brushes Marbling Supplies Paper - All Types Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Archival Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - Eastern Papyrus Post and Ring Binder Hardware Presses - Bookbinding Printing Supplies Sewing Frames Tools - General Weights
Notes: Hollander's School of Book and Paper Arts. Year-round workshops, many taught by GBW members. Custom cut book board.
Address: 86 Ave Ledru Rollin
Phone: 00 33 1 43 437 973
Supplies: Printing Supplies Type - Brass or Metal Polyester Film Books Bookbinding Tools
Notes: Printing Rollers
Address: Kirchstrasse 49
Phone: 01149 6341 63658
Supplies: Paper - Handmade Paper - Art and Printing
Address: rehavat Yavne
Beer Sheva, - 84802
Supplies: Hand marbled paper, Marbling supplies
Notes: Worldwide, fast shipping.
Address:Strada Vicinale Soffritto 68
Napoli, Napoli 80126
Phone: ++39 (0)81 5872272
Supplies: Since 1983 hand marbled papers for bookbinding and restoration, hand block printed papers Dominotés, shipping worldwide.
Leather For US
Address:Via Catone, 15
00192 - Roma
Address: 4-37-28 Hakusan Bunkyo-Ku
Phone: 81 03-3944-4470
Supplies: Paper - All Types Paper - Archival Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - Eastern
CONSERVAA- Conservacion, Restauracion, Encuadernacion
Address: Ave. Universidad No. 2507 4to. Piso
Chihuahua, Chihuahua 31203
Phone: (614) 432-3853
Supplies: piel para encuadernación, plegaderas de hueso, papel libre de acido, hilo de algodon, tela para encuadernacion. [leather, bone, acid-free paper, cotton yarn, cloth for bookbinding.]
Services: Conservacion, restauracion de libros y documentos antiguos, encuadernacion todo tipo. Administracion Archivos, Conservacion Preventiva, Cursos, talleres, Asesorias para Bibliotecas y Archivos, recurso humano. [Conservation, restoration of books and documents, binding of all kinds. Files management, preventive conservation, courses, workshops, consultation for libraries and archives.]
Karli Frigge Marbled Papers
Address: Lochemseweg 75
Joppe, 7215 RA
Supplies: Bookcloth Archival Storage Supplies Conservation Supplies Linen
Notes: UK based vertical producer of bookclths, stationary products and associated cloths. Can produce special color runs with a minimum order of 1000 meters.
Address: Heemraadssingel 255a 3023 CE
Phone: 31 010 425 39 24
Supplies: Adhesives Archival Storage Supplies Bookbinding Tools Bookcloth Bookbinding Supplies Books Calligraphy Supplies Conservation Supplies Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Papermaking Equipment Papermaking Supplies pH Indicators Printing Supplies Tools -Woodworking Vellum/Parchment
Van Heek Scholco BV
Address: PO Box 1
Phone: 31 5353 71174
Supplies: Dyes/Pigments Papermaking Supplies Papermaking Equipment Paper - Handmade
Grabados Artisticos Revenga
Address: Amor Hermoso, 49
Phone: 34 917-923-644
Address: Passaggio San Pietro 7
Phone: 41 91-7911334
Supplies: Paper - Handmade
Ann Muir Marbling
Address: 18 Ravensmead Road
Bromley, Kent BR2 0BT
Phone: 44 0 2084 603139
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Archival Storage Supplies Deacidification supplies Adhesives Bookcloth Conservation Supplies Paper - Archival Photographic Conservation Supplies
Address: Lower Lawn Barns Tisbury
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP36SG
Phone: 44 0 1747 871147
Supplies: Calligraphy Supplies Bookbinding Tools
Notes: Teflon folders and other teflon implements
Conservation By Design
Address: 5 Singer Way Woburn Rd Industrial Estate
Bedford, Bedfordshire MK427AW
Phone: 44 0 1234 846300
Supplies: Books Marbling Supplies Paper - Decorative Suminagashi Supplies
CLE Design Ltd.
Address: 69-71 Haydons Rd
Phone: 44 0 2085 405772
Supplies: Conservation Supplies Polyester Webbing
Notes: US agent for Picreator Enterprises Ltd. and Laxcaux Products
Harmatan Leather Ltd.
Address: Westfields Ave Higham Ferrers
Northhamptonshire, NN10 8AX
Phone: 44 0 1933 412151
Supplies: Books Paper - Decorative
Address: 9 Park Farm Earsham Bungay
Phone: 44 0 1986 895777
Supplies: Archival Storage Supplies Bookbinding Supplies Deacidification supplies Environmental Monitoring Equipment Exhibition Supplies
Notes: Mat cutters and linen and paper tapes also available.
J Hewit & Sons Ltd
Address: 12 Nettlehill Road, Houstoun Industrial Estate
Livingston, West Lothian EH54 5DL
Phone: +44 (0)1506 444160
Supplies: Bookbinding leather, tools, materials and equipment.
Notes: J. Hewit & Sons Ltd is a well-established family run tannery, now in its sixth generation. The Company specializes in the production of a range of bookbinding leather for high-end craft and limited edition bindings. In the tannery, we use a combination of specialized vegetable tannins and the latest chemicals, combined with age-old traditional techniques when producing our leathers. This allows us to ensure that we meet the highest standards in our archival quality bookbinding leathers and also meet the exacting demands of our customers throughout the world when supplying our calf and goatskins. As well as holding stocks of our leathers in a wide range of standard finishes and colours we regularly meet the challenges of making leathers to customers particular requirements. In addition to our bookbinding leathers we also supply a wide range of bookbinding tools and equipment, along with an extensive range of bookcloths and specialist conservation and marbled papers to meet the needs of bookbinders and publishers. For over 17 years, we have been publishing a bi-annual newsletter, 'Skin Deep' which can be viewed and downloaded from our web site.
Jackson Art Supplies
Address: 1 Farleigh Place, London, England N16 7SX
Phone: 0844 499 8430
Supplies: Art supplies, Art materials, Jackson art supplies.
Notes: Jackson's Art Supplies is the UK’s leading art materials mail-order company. The finest materials at the lowest prices. We are all artists here.
Address: High Ridge Ladder Hill Wheatley
Phone: 44 0 1865 875279
Supplies: Paper - Decorative
Notes: Designer and maker of hand painted paste papers. See website for additional products. Limited edition Paste Paper Patterns books. Available in sheets and scraps for collage. One of a kind and duplicate patterns.
L. Cornelissen and Son Ltd.
Address: 105 Great Russell St
London, WC1B 3RY
Phone: 44 0 2076 361045
Supplies: Pigments Gilding Supplies Paper Books
Address: 38A Norway St Portslade
East Sussex, BN411AE
Phone: 44 0 1273 424801
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Bookbinding Tools Bookcloth Conservation Supplies Dyes/Pigments Adhesives Archival Storage Supplies Blades and Handles Bookbinding Equipment Books Brushes Type - Brass or Metal Type Spacers Videotapes Weights Vellum/Parchment Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Exhibition Supplies Environmental Monitoring Equipment Deacidification supplies Clasps/Fasteners Chemicals Brass Hardware Leather Leather Paring Accessories Linen Marbling Supplies Paper - All Types Paper - Archival Paper - Art and Printing Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Paper - Eastern Papermaking Supplies pH Indicators Polyester Film Photographic Conservation Supplies Post and Ring Binder Hardware Polyester Webbing Presses - Bookbinding Sewing Frames Stamping Machines Suction Tables Laboratory Equipment
Notes: Often has used equipment, please enquire. U.S. agent for Michel Duval, Picreator Enterprises, Rougier & Ple and Hewits.
Picreator Enterprises Ltd.
Address: 44 Park View Gardens Hendon
London, NW4 2PN
Phone: 44 0 20820 28972
Supplies: Paper - Archival Paper - Handmade Paper - Art and Printing
Notes: Exclusive North American distributor for Velke Losiny Mill, Czechoslovakia; also Hahnemule, Germany (including Ingres, Gutenberg and Bugra) and Innova inkjet papers
Preservation Equipment Ltd.
Address: Vinces Road Diss
Phone: 44 0 1379 647400
Supplies: Bookbinding Equipment Presses - Bookbinding Sewing Frames
Notes: Standard and custon equipment, high quality hardwoods and finishes Please use e-mail for all correspondence
R.K. Burt & Co. Ltd.
Address: 57 Union St
London, SE1 1SG
Phone: 44 0 2074 076474
Supplies: Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Calligraphy Supplies Polyester Film Vellum/Parchment Paper - Eastern
Notes: 8 stores in southern Ontario
Address:Coles Farm, Cole Street
Wilby Eye, Suffolk
Phone: 44 0 1379 388899
Supplies: Leather Dyes/Pigments
Address: 30 Gillingham St.
Victoria, London SW1V 1HU
Phone: 44 0 2072 339999
Supplies: Archival Storage Supplies Adhesives Bookcloth Leather Paring Accessories Bookbinding Equipment Bookbinding Supplies Bookbinding Tools Gilding, Tooling and Stamping Supplies Leather Lithography Stones Paper - Decorative Paper - Handmade Presses - Bookbinding
Services: Consultant Services Edge Gilding Services Gold Stamping
Notes: Includes Falkiner Fine Papers, Sangorski & Sutcliffe, and Zaehnsdorf.
T.N. Lawrence and Son Ltd.
Address:36 Kingsthorpe Road
Hove BN3 5HR
Phone: 44 0 1273 260260
Supplies: Bookbinding Supplies Bookcloth Paper - Decorative Paper - Archival
W.L. Harrild and Partners, Ltd.
Address: Alpine Business Center Unit 3 Eastbury Rd
Phone: 44 0 2074 735345
Notes: Silk thread for endbands. Also at 757 Bank St (the Glebe), Ottawa (ph. 613-567-7886) and 2076 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario (ph. 416-488-7400)
William Cowley Parchment Works
Address: 97 Caldecote St.
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK160DB
Phone: 44 0 9086 10038
Notes: Wooden boards