Repair a Torn Page in the Middle

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Books, notebooks, and magazines are usually torn in the middle of the page somewhere in the middle of the book. Often, the torn page is removed, or accidentally falls out and is lost as a result. There are ways to fix torn pages so you don't lose them. You can fix them by using tape and you can fix them with paste or glue. Torn can also be made in the edges of the page which is most common.

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If you've torn pages in your notebook, magazines and books, and you want to keep the page intact as best as you can, this article will talk about how to fix the tears in pages. The first thing to do is get the necessary materials to fix the torn page.

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Steps To Fixing Torn Pages

Things Needed to Fix a Torn Page in The Middle

  1. 1
    Tape.
    The tape will be used to re-attaching the torn page. Tape is more commonly used over glue or paste. Don't choose wide tape. The narrower the tape is the better.
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  2. 2
    Extra paper.
    The extra paper will be used to re-attach torn pages when the torn page is severely damaged. It is commonly placed on the edges of the torn page, making sure it doesn't cover the words. The extra paper should be the same color as the torn page, to look less obvious.
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    Paste.
    This may be used as an alternative when you don't have a tape.
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Instructions to Fixing a Torn Page in the Middle

  1. 1
    Position the torn page/s where they will be re-attached before pasting or taping it.
    #Move the torn pages near each other. Try taping or applying glue to the torn page or pages in order to fix them. If you used glue then wait until the glue is dry.
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    Get the extra paper.
    Cut a little portion of it and attached it in the edge of the torn paper. The extra paper goes around the edges. Think of a mat in a picture frame.
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Things Needed to Fix a Torn Page at the Edge

  1. 1
    Tape.
    The tape will be used to re-attaching the torn page. Tape is more commonly used over glue or paste. Don't choose wide tape. The narrower the tape is the better.
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  2. 2
    Extra paper.
    The extra paper will be used to re-attach torn pages when the torn page is severely damaged. It is commonly placed on the edges of the torn page, making sure it doesn't cover the words. The extra paper should be the same color as the torn page, to look less obvious.
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  3. 3
    Paste.
    This may be used as an alternative when you don't have a tape.
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Instructions to Fixing a Torn Page on the Edge

  1. 1
    Position the torn page/s where they will be re-attached.
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    If part of the page has been lost, you can use the extra paper to patch the page.
    #Place the extra paper on the torn page and draw on it so you know where to cut it to size.
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    Cut it to size.
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    Attach it using the tape or glue.
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    If you use glue, wait until it's dry, then you can resume fixing your torn page.
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    You can also apply tape over the glued areas, after they've dried, to make the page stronger.
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    Enjoy your book, notebook and magazines after fixing the torn page.
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