dear hans, marc, irwin, guy + john part


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Posted by chas schinzer (24.12.195.220) on October 15, 2013 at 00:13:32:

hey guys.

this one is onr i'm sure we've all seen 100x.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/76252451@N00/10278963294/ see 4 pix of rakusan work. it's large - slightly over 14" x 18"

an intriguing print, famed and, once unframed, the damn thing is glued to obliteration to some absurdly cheap cardboard backing.

since this one is a bit older, it's tough to say whether this is some kind of double-sided tape or a contact paper of some kind, but whatever the adhesive is, it is flaking away. not without a struggle.

i wasn't as careful as i should have been but the rips are, ultimately, repairable.

my question is: is it worth it?

my cost was about $70. my time to get this far is about 2 hours. time remaining to remove the balance of the adhesive: 2 more hours.

method i plan on using to repair the rips: acid free spary glue dabbed on by q-tip.

thoughts???

chas


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