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by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Re: Flattening Prints

I think I may run over to ikea this afternoon and find the roller blind with the thickest bar and give it a try on some less valuable prints.
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Re: Flattening Prints

Do you think the acid free matters when it's only touching it for a very short time? I suppose I could I could surround the print in acid free paper so it never touches the actual blind? Maybe not- I am far from an art care expert, but I know that when in doubt- acid free is the way to go. I don't ...
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:38 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Re: Flattening Prints

JustLemieuxIt wrote:Definitely would like to know if this works.

Me too! I'm kinda afraid to try without a bit more input.
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Re: Flattening Prints

Do you think the acid free matters when it's only touching it for a very short time? I suppose I could I could surround the print in acid free paper so it never touches the actual blind?
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Re: Flattening Prints

I was under the impression that the even opposite roll was the key, not the weight of the bar. I could be wrong. I did read about people making homemade de-rollers from poster tubes and craft paper. I felt like the blind might be a better solution?
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Flattening Prints

So I'm trying to flatten prints that have been left in tubes for a while. I wanna put them into a folio. I've had books resting on them for a while and the bottom and top still won't get flat. I discovered a product called the de-roller (http://aztek.com/Deroller.html). This got me to thinking about...
by deadhead2k
Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: Art Care
Topic: Flattening Prints
Replies: 27
Views: 5948

Flattening Prints

So I'm trying to flatten prints that have been left in tubes for a while. I wanna put them into a folio. I've had books resting on them for a while and the bottom and top still won't get flat. I discovered a product called the de-roller (http://aztek.com/Deroller.html). This got me to thinking about...