Japanese Craftsman Masterfully Restores Old Book into Like-New Condition Tauheed Ahmad April 26, 2015 Amazing & Incredible 896 If you have ever bemoaned that a treasured a book was falling apart, then you will relish seeing how this Japanese craftsman masterfully restored a tattered 1,000-page dictionary near perfect condition. Well, this is an episode of the Japanese show called Shuri, “Bakaseru” means “The Fascinating Craftsman” featured Nobuo Okano, an artisan who specializes in old books. Thus during the ten minutes long segment, the craftsman demonstrates how the well-loved English-Japanese dictionary was brought back to new life. It has had fairly a history and served the owner from his junior high years through his adult life. Now that his daughter is entering college, he wants to pass the book along to her. Okano starts the restoration by cleaning all of the old glue from the book’s spine and repairing pages of maps included in it. Though they cannot be returned to a untouched condition, they are glued to paper and now have a solid base. Then, he comes the most tedious part of the whole process. Okano unfolds hundreds of bent page corners with a tweezers, separately ironing each of them flat shape. Once that’s he done this part, the book is looking much in a better shape, but there’s still much work to do. The tips of the pages are stained with purple ink, and so he uses a guillotine book cutter to trim those unsightly edges. Moreover constructing a fresh cover is the last step, and he embellished it with the salvaged title piece of the original book. The process ends of episode expressions the happy and thankful customer giving the dictionary to his daughter. If you want see the video below to see just how Okano completed this incredible restore, please click on the below link. Source: My Modernmet Related PostsFascinating Book Wheel Sculptures Breathe Fresh Life into Unwanted LiteratureAmazing Tubular Glass House Built Around TreeAustralian Artist Turns Old Keys and Coins Into Recycled ArtKorean Artists Creates Amazing Art on CoffeeIncredible Pictures of Glowing FlowersCreative Lush Garden Garage Idea Wins Gold Medal at Chelsea Flower ShowThe Sky Garden Crater of IrelandTurkish Artist Recreates Classic Works of Art inside Fragile Cracked EggshellsBosnian Artists Creates Stunning Sculptures from Pencil TipsBritish Couple Spends £15,000 Converting double-decker bus into Private RetreatArtist Vainius Kubilius Drills Coconuts into Lamps That Shine Striking Patterns of LightsGorgeous Paintings on Fallen Tree Logs Mirror Their Natural Origins Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.