2-118b: Make a Hollow for Book Repairs
How to Make a Hollow for Book Repairs
- Step by Step Instructions
- 6 Minutes of Video: shows how to make a two on, two off hollow which is used in many book repair and bookbinding applications.
Tools and Materials
- Archival paper that is smooth. Measure four and a half times the width of the book and add at least a quarter inch to the height of the book.
- PVA glue like Jade 403. Make sure the glue has some “slip-time”. That means adding paste or water or methyl cellulose to the glue so it won’t dry too quickly.
- Book press, Bone folder, waste paper, brush for glue, scissors or book repair knife.
- Optional: iron and baking parchment
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- Language English
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