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Re: [BKARTS] stains and tears



resin coated.


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: jgodsey <gods1216@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] stains and  tears
> Date:         Thu, 17 Jan 2008 21:21:12 -0500
> 
> 
> what's RC paper?
> 
> j
> 
> Dave Allen wrote:
> > Just be very careful. If they are RC paper from the 1980's they 
> > melt very easily.
> >
> > Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
> > 840 Snowdrop Ave. Victoria BC V8Z 2N4
> > (250)888-9380    http://www.Bookbinder.ca
> >
> >
> >
> > jgodsey wrote:
> >> what she said.
> >> light heat is the way to go.
> >>
> >> using a dish towel and a clothes iron is also the way to get 
> >> photos out of those sticky albums.
> >>
> >> put the towel down and then lightly iron, the pictures will pop or peel off.
> >>
> >> j
> >>
> >> The Prints & The Paper wrote:
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: Book_Arts-L [mailto:BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> >>>> Linda M. Wilson
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> After enjoying the show at the
> >>>
> >>>> National Gallery I'm looking the snapshots I own in a new way.
> >>>> What about flattening them? Would wetting them help?
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> No - don't wet them. Use a mild heat gun (or even hair dryer) to heat them
> >>> from the BACK (paper side) then promptly put them under weight. You don't
> >>> need a lot of heat - don't burn the paper or melt the emulsion! Just repeat
> >>> the process if they don't flatten completely the first time.
> >>>
> >>> Light use of heat will also: Remove most photo corners or tape from
> >>> snapshots (heat the tape in this case) and will also remove stuck-on photos
> >>> or postcards from those old "magnetic" albums when they seem stuck fast
> >>> forever. (Heat from the back of the page if you can and use a flat blade to
> >>> slide under the item. If you have to work from the front, get a corner
> >>> slightly lifted and direct heat under the item until the adhesive relaxes,
> >>> lifting gently as you go. Using a flat blade for lifting is recommended.)
> >>>
> >>> Lee
> >>>
> >>>
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