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Re: [BKARTS] Removing creases from paper?



Thank you, Rachel.  I have all of the items that you mentioned, so I will
try it out tomorrow, first on a piece of off-cut paper of the same brand.  I
appreciate the response.  Thanks!

Ann
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rachel M. Kadel-Garcia" <rachel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 9:19 PM
Subject: Re: Removing creases from paper?


>
> Creases in paper can be removed, or at least greatly reduced, with heat
> and a little bit of moisture.  Protect the pages underneath by putting a
> piece of blotter and a piece of silicone release paper (baker's
> parchment) between the pages you're working on and the rest of the book.
> Gently unfold and smooth down the first folded page by hand.  Apply a
> tiny bit of moisture by dabbing with a clean damp cloth or spritzing on a
> fine mist of water -- not enough to make the paper look wet.  Put a
> piece of silicone release paper on top of the page to protect it from any
> stains that might transfer, and use a hot tacking iron to smooth out the
> crease.  If you don't have a tacking iron, you can use a household iron
> on a no-steam setting, taking care that the point of the iron doesn't
> catch on the paper.  Or you can use a smooth table knife or microspatula,
> heated at the stove.
>
>                                                         Rachel
>
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