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Re: Repair <- vs -> conserve, a new thread.....



High and mighty, aren't we MR. KNOPS!


Cor Knops wrote:
>
> Sue Dunlap wrote:
>
> >If this is an unethical way of doing this, please let me know.
> >I am in the process of starting my own book repair business.  My
> >first customer is my church, which wants their hymnals fixed.
>
> Yes, I think it's unethical. First of all. if you are starting a
> repair business why don't you focus on old cars or worn
> washing-machines ? That's what a repair man (woman) does: repair
> broken machinery. You take out the worn/broken part, look in our
> repertorium, and order a new part and install it...
> But, this has nothing to do with restoration or conservation.
> So, if you ask for a price for "repairing" a "church book" I would
> suggest $ 1,95 (all in)......
>
> Sorry,
>
> Cor Knops.
>
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