These tutorial episodes are for trained conservators who have the training and the experiences as well as the materials and tools to do this. However, if you are not a trained conservator and do not have the right materials for such repair and have some books with cuts and tears please don't use all types of commercial self-adhesive tapes these products should be avoided in historic document conservation and restoration. keep in mind the reversibility possibility of these products.
Also, you should keep away from
- All types of scotch tape, sellotape, Etc.
- Filmoplast P Tape, it is an archival grade material, but not recommended for rare books due to its reversibility.
- Heatset tissue (shiny and uses heat). However, it is reversible with...