The Advanced Book Repair Class will build upon skills basic book repair skills. Participants will learn to:
- Repair a damaged spine
- Reattach a text block to its original case
- Replace a missing spine on the original case and reattach
Participants should bring:
- Olfa knife or scapel
- Bone folder
- Metal straight edge
- Two glue brushes (1/2 inch and 1”)
- and Tweezers
If you do not have the required supplies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. NEFLIN will provide cutting mats, glue, and repair materials.
This hands-on workshop is designed for library staff members with some experience in book repair. Previous attendance at a basic book repair workshop is highly recommended because the techniques explored in this workshop build on basic skills. Note: Wear an apron or old clothes.
Trainer: Victoria Stanton and Tracey Britton, University of North Florida