Other Miscellaneous Repairs

A new leather corner to match the spine.

A new leather corner to match the spine.

Ploughing the edge of a new book.

Ploughing the edge of a new book.

Paring leather so it wraps neatly around board edges.

Paring leather so it wraps neatly around board edges.

Sewing headbands

Sewing headbands

Cleaning the spine of a Confederate Soldier's Manual.

Cleaning the spine of a Confederate Soldier’s Manual.

New paper, aged and spotted to blend.

New paper, aged and spotted to blend.

Sewing on new tapes to a fairly solid textblock.

Sewing on new tapes to a fairly solid textblock.

Resewing on Cords

Resewing on Cords

Cooks Voyages rebound in sprinkled calf

Cooks Voyages rebound in sprinkled calf

3 types of tear repair. At left, filling in with new paper. Across center with tissue, at right with tissue fill.

3 types of tear repair. At left, filling in with new paper. Across center with tissue, at right with tissue fill.

3 stages of joint tacketing

3 stages of joint tacketing. Leather lifted at left, tacketing cord worked in and leather replaced at center, and joint covered at right.

3 stages of joint tacketing inside.

3 stages of joint tacketing inside. New inner joint at left, new tacketing cord visible at center, and first step at right.