repairing folios

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Repairing Folios

Repairing Additional Folios Or The Last Folio of a Signature If additional folios need to be repaired, place the folio to be repaired in the correct position around the center folio page(s). Make sure all the pages are in the correct order. If a folio has separated into two halves, place both leaves in the correct position, and clip them together at the fore edge. Tear a strip of Japanese repair tissue the height of the folio and as wide as necessary to cover any…

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Repairing the Center Folio of a Signature

The damaged fold of a center folio should be repaired on the inside. All the other folios are repaired on the outside. Using the techniques in earlier posts tear a piece of Japanese tissue and apply paste to the Japanese tissue. The width of the Japanese tissue will vary depending on how much of the signature page is damaged. Lay the center folio of the signature on a piece of non-stick material with center facing up. Lay the pasted repair tissue down the center of…

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