Masonic Restoration

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I have restored a Masonic book of Constitutions from the 1700’s and would like to share the photos. I had planned to describe the WHOLE arduous process – from the acid baked fragile pages I had received to the acid free rebound pages I am now returning to the customer….from the brittle chipped and missing pages to the restored, replaced, and facsimile pages I am now in possession of….and finally…from the unbound dirty lump to the leather bound gold tooled clam shell box protected piece you see here……but honestly, I am tired. The customer sent this book in late March and I have completed it in late August. That is a LONG time. For now let’s just look at what I had and what I created. Perhaps I will add a more detailed description in months to come.