How to Tape up a Book (And What Kind of Tape to Use)

If you have old books with spines that are falling apart, or pages that are torn, you can give them a new lease of life by re taping them.

Firstly we cover repairing the spine, as well as fixing individual pages.

Book Repair – Spine Repair Part I

The best type of tape to use for this job is binding repair tape.

Book Repair – Spine Repair Part II

How to repair a page of a book

Another common repair job is fixing a torn page of a book.

For this type of repair we recommend you use a quality book repair tape.

Just because your book is beginning to look a bit tired, with a broken spine, and torn pages, doesn’t mean you need to throw it out.

By using the right kind of tape, with a little bit of effort, you will be able to repair books and ensure that the wonderful stories within them can be passed on.

If you get stuck your local library can be a good place to get tips on book repair.

Will you be doing your own book repairs this year?


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