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Re: [BKARTS] How to remove end papers safely? [resend]

It is certainly possible to remove board from paper, as stated it is often accomplished. The rule is to work from the board side removing layers while keeping the "keeper" flat as possible. Sometimes it is necessary, and helpful, to use distilled water applied to the board with a sponge and a warm iron to help separate and remove parts of the board .
It is a standard conservation/restoration technique and used for paintings as well as works on paper.
The question is always, "Is it worth the time?"
Charles Jones
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