6-102: Book Box Repair in Four Parts ~ $39.99

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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 93
  • Assessments Yes
  • Book Box Repair 4

    How these boxes are constructed and basic concepts on how to strengthen them with string. Also, removing old dried animal glue, clamping glued areas, talk about color matching and cleaning off edges by sanding them.

    • Lecture1.1
      6-102: Book Box Repair Part One 30 min
    • Lecture1.2
      6-102: Book Box Repair Part Two 30 min
    • Lecture1.3
      6-102: Book Box Repair Part Three 30 min
    • Lecture1.4
      6-102: Book Box Repair Part Four 30 min

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