February repairs at the Waste House, during the Science Festival…

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Michael walked us through the process of repairing the cover of a vintage Russian book on house keeping …

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The cover was removed with a stanley knife and the old glue scraped from the surface.

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The book was placed in a makeshift clamp between two pieces of wood tightened with gardening wire.

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Copydex glue was applied and a remnant of denim fixed to the surface.

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Amelia created a nose for Gabriel’s toy seal by sewing on a button.

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Cat Fletcher brought along a range of broken glasses to mend with colourful Sugru.

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