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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

 

Japanese craftsmen master: Make an old, beaten-up book look as good as new

Watch the fill video here: Just take your books to this Tokyo-based book repairman who can make even the most decrepit book look like you just pulled it off the shelf at the bookstore.  Some books can be prized possessions or have memories attached to them. It’s these books that we hold ear and want to keep around forever. In one episode of the video series entitled, Shuri, Bakaseru (The Fascinating Repairmen), which focuses on people who specialize in repairing old treasures, we’re introduced to a man who has been mending old books for over 30 years.Read More