The Book Repairman

Monday November 04, 2019 Written by Smith

Favourite book looking a bit tattered? Never fear: its pages may have crumbled, but the words within are (presumably) as good as when they were first written. All it needs is a bit of love from Nobuo Okano, the book repairman.

Using scissors, tweezers and a tiny iron, Okano painstakingly returns old books to their former glory. This clip from Japanese TV show The Fascinating Repairmen shows Okano repairing an old dictionary. Wonder if he does magazines?

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