So, I've been taking an at-home book curation class, which means that I am learning how to repair books. It has been very fascinating to say the least.
Tonight we le
arned a few things ... one of which deals wit
h removing tape. So, if you need to remove scotch tape from a page and it takes part of the page, like this ..
Then you take the piece of scotch tape with the text on it and you soak it in rubbing alcohol. You gently remove the paper from the tape like this ....
Then, you dry and press the paper before returning it to the page.
I also made a box for a book. If you have a book that is too damaged to be repaired or if it is too fragile, then you can make a box for it. This is what mine ended up looking like ...
The boxes were very fun to make. I'm thinking this might be my next project--book boxes!