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Re: [BKARTS] Blood



Two things work on blood besides saliva: vinegar and oxiclean.
Angela


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andie Thrams" <andiethrams@EART: HLINK.NET>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 9:03 PM
Subject: Re: Blood


> Hi,
> 
> Can't recall if anyone responded to the question about bleeding on 
> paper... But, if not, here's a trick I learned years ago.
> 
> Before zooming off to the emergency room, apply your own saliva 
> immediately to the blood stain. (It works best if the saliva used 
> belongs to the bleeding person.) I assume there is some enzyme in one's 
> saliva that works better than anything else to melt the stain away. 
> Isn't that amazing? Good luck.
> 
> Andie Thrams
> 
> 
> Date:    Sun, 14 May 2006 10:34:26 +0100
> From:    Abi Sutherland <abi@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Blood?
> 
> Not wishing to alarm the listserv, but I have a question about blood.
> 
> In the last two years, I have ended up bleeding profusely during 
> bookbinding
> operations (once with a knife, yes, but once with the plastic trimmings 
> tray
> on my vertical plough.)  Both times, I managed to keep the blood off of 
> the
> book, but with my record for stunning grace, this may not always be the
> case.
> 
> So what techniques are available for getting fresh blood out of paper 
> and
> leather?  It might be useful to know this BEFORE I manage to cut myself
> again...
> 
> Abi
> 
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