Here's how to save a wet book or paper

A recent mishap sent me scrambling for info on how to dry a wet book. Luckily, Syracuse University Libraries has a handy how-to guide demonstrated by their preservation department. Read the rest

How to cut heavy duty string with your hand

"With the right tension, and the right distance of "travel" it doesn't even hurt your hand...much." (Essential Craftsman)

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