6-102: Book Box Repair in Four Parts

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Create a “Mylar” Cover for a Book with Weak Hinges

Book Box Repair in Four Parts

  • This particular box is a Trunk-Style Book Box with Compartments from¬†1904.
  • 80 Minutes of Video

 

  • Part 1:
    • How book boxes are constructed and basic concepts on how to strengthen them with string
    • Removing old dried animal glue
    • Clamping glued areas
    • Color matching
    • Cleaning off edges by sanding them
  • Part 2:
    • Gluing loose bits
    • Detective work to put pieces back together
    • Using Japanese tissue for repairs
    • Some whys and wherefores
    • Stain removal
  • Part 3:
    • Clearing hinged areas (not hinges) to put string in
    • Difference between repair and restoration
    • Gluing string and putting it in the hinged areas
    • Coloring the tissue, thinning the color, applying the tissue
    • More on Glue
  • Part 4:
    • Attaching the lid
    • Touching up the color
    • More on stain amelioration and what not to do
    • The Final Result

 

Course Features

  • Lectures 4
  • Quizzes 0
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 21
  • Assessments Yes

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