06.05.15 by Jeff

Satisfying Video of the Day: The Japanese Book Restorer

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Here’s a video from a Japanese show about people repairing old things. This episode features Nobuo Okano, a man who has been restoring old books for more than 30 years, breathing new life into a customer’s old English-Japanese dictionary for his daughter.

This is so Japanese, I love it. Thanks to photographer Valerie Chiang for passing this along to me. Watch the clip below!


(Skip ahead to 1:30 mark of the video).













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







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