How to Repair a Spine on a Child's Bible (and Other Books, Too!)
For the love of a child's book:
Sometimes a book gets broken when it is loved too much. My grand-daughter loved her "first" Bible and read it almost every day. She was less than 5 years old, but she had been taught not to treat books badly. Her grandmother made sure of that!
If you have a beloved book with a broken spine like this one, I hope these instructions for making this repair help you out. Feel free to leave a comment or ask a question in the comment section at the bottom of this page.
Here are the supplies that you will need to make this repair:
Scissors to trim loose paper.
Brushes--one to dust the book off and one to apply glue.
PVA Glue--aka white glue but not "school glue".
A Child's Bible that needs repair:
Applying Glue to repair the spine of this book:
Need advice on choosing a good glue for making repairs to books?
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It is easy to make repairs to torn pages, broken spines, or loose covers on books. You just need to have the right tools and some help from me, Mickie Gee.
One of the best acid free glues for book repairs!
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