Advanced Book Repair (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

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”)
  • Microspatula
  • Scissors
  • and Tweezers

If you do not have the required supplies, please contact  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


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