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Re: How to get rid of cigarette smell on books ?



Alternately [and I apologize in advance for this. No offence
intended]:


Place book in Scandinavian type fish smoker.
Ignite oak chips.
Wait 20 minutes.
Remove book.
Presto. No more cigarette smell.
Cheerful tasty fishy/oak smell.


Art

-----Original Message-----
From: Jane brown <brownjm@MUSC.EDU>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
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Date: Thursday, January 20, 2000 15:23 PM
Subject: Re: How to get rid of cigarette smell on books ?


>You might try making a microchamber with
>baking soda.
>
>Take two trash cans, put books in smaller can,
>put baking soda in larger can.  place smaller
>can into larger can and close tightly for a
>period of time.
>
>Check every several days.  Length of time it
>takes depends on extent of odor and whether you
>are working on one book which can be put in
>smaller trash can standing fanned open, or if
>you are trying to pack books in the can.
>
>However, the airing method also works and
>perhaps faster.  The airing method can
>also work with fans inside if ventilation/exhaust can
>be obtained.
>
>Jane Brown
>
>--On Thu, Jan 20, 2000 1:34 PM +0200 Uri Kolodni
<kolodni@ACTCOM.CO.IL>
>wrote:
>
>> How to get rid of cigarette smell on books ?
>> Any other effective way then just put them in the open
air for few weeks
>> ?
>> Thanks
>>
>> Uri
>> --
>>
>> Uri Kolodni
>> Bookbinding & Restoration
>> 18 Zangwill St.
>> 62599 Tel Aviv
>> Israel
>>
>> tl: +972 3 544 2599
>> fx: +972 3 602 0668
>> mailto:kolodni@actcom.co.il
>>
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