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By way of Mister Jalopy and Dinosaurs + Robots comes this interesting tip on repairing paperback book covers by reheated and reseating the cover to the spine. I’m definitely going to try this (first on an expendable title, as suggested).

Ironing Paperback Spines

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. Gary says:

    I cut up a book to scan it and then bound it together again with the liquid rubber they use to coat tool handles. Tried it the first time today and it seems to work.

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