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 Stone Eye - An Exhibition of the Midwest Chapter, Guild of Book Workers
  For information about the exhibition, and to order your catalog, see
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I've even put mine through the dishwasher. Is that a no-no?

Carol Pratt wrote:

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> Stone Eye - An Exhibition of the Midwest Chapter, Guild of Book Workers
>  For information about the exhibition, and to order your catalog, see
>  <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/mwchap/specialevent2.shtml>
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> I use water and dish detergent to clean mine.  For stubborn glue spots a
> kitchen fiber sponge (the kind for teflon) will work very well, and it
> takes off the grimy stains, too.  Isopropyl alcohol will swell and
> soften PVA really quickly, which allows it to be scraped off easily.
> Very little scouring, so the finish is not really roughened.  Just rinse
> and dry.
>
> Carol
> Eugene, OR
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>
> On Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at 04:13 PM, Bruce Levy wrote:
>
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>>  Stone Eye - An Exhibition of the Midwest Chapter, Guild of Book Workers
>>   For information about the exhibition, and to order your catalog, see
>>   <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/mwchap/specialevent2.shtml>
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>> Let the folder soak until you can scrape/scour the glue off.  If you
>> have to, you can sand it with sandpaper grades until you get up to 600
>> grade.  Usually I then polish with polishing compounds (available at
>> car parts or paint stores).  I finally soak them in oil (veg. oil is
>> fine) for a few hours.  It can sometimes impart a nice patinated color
>> to the folder.  Then dry and polish.  Once some of the oil soaks in it
>> will not transfer to paper, or ruin the folder, just make sure it's
>> dryand not oily.
>>      If you want a bend in a flat folder, put a little puddle of water
>> on a counter and place the folder in it where you want the bend.  Make
>> sure the water only contacts one side, and leave at least over night.
>> It will cause a slight bend upward.  You can sometimes repaeat this for
>> a more pronounced bend, but this will not always work.  Let dry before
>> you polish and oil it.
>>
>> Bruce Levy
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: cindy fan <chindrgn@HOTMAIL.COM>
>> Date:         Tue, 4 Jun 2002 18:04:40 -0500
>> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>> Subject:      [BKARTS]
>>
>>
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>>>  Stone Eye - An Exhibition of the Midwest Chapter, Guild of Book
>>> Workers
>>>   For information about the exhibition, and to order your catalog, see
>>>   <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/mwchap/specialevent2.shtml>
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>>>
>>> hello,
>>>
>>> I forgot to also ask. I have a bone folder and it is covered in dried
>>> glue.
>>> Is there a way to get rid of the glue and have a smooth bone foler
>>> again? I
>>> was going to try using oil but I am afraid that i5t will ruin the bone
>>> folder. Thanks for the help.
>>>
>>> Cindy
>>>
>>>
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