ConserveThis! Archive

Pretending to be an objects conservator…

Yesterday, I got to pretend to be an objects conservator, while repairing our beloved plastic Japanese squid clock with conservation adhesive called Butvar B-76. I knocked the clock off the wall weeks ago, and it shattered into several pieces. Because of the complexity of the breaks, I had to be a human clamp and manually […]

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Taking some initial notes for the pre-treatment documentation for this 1979 Millennium Falcon toy. Mostly it just needs a better box, but some of the decals are lifting or already detached, and may need to be re-adhered with an appropriate adhesive. Documentation is VERY important in conservation, and was one of the first things they […]