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  1. This is a real problem. I feel lucky that I...

    This is a real problem. I feel lucky that I happen to be stocked up! I can't remember if I have seen your question there or not but due to the odd thrown together structure PACCIN has as an online...
  2. Preparator, Vulcan Inc. Seattle WA

    About the position:
    The Preparator position provides expert support with art handling, oversight, and collecting data relating to the art collections and ensures that these actions are safely and...
  3. Hi Dan, This is an issue that lots of preps...

    Hi Dan,
    This is an issue that lots of preps don't have to deal with simply because we are too far down the "food chain"! I am at the Art Museum at Stanford and most of these decisions are made by...
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    Hi Christa, What an excellent question! I...

    Hi Christa,
    What an excellent question! I noticed that you had posted on CCC also. You might get a speedier response that way than in this venue right at the moment. PACCIN's most responsive venue...
  5. 2020 International Mountmakers Forum, hosted by the J.Paul Getty Museum Nov 10-12

    The Getty Museum is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the next International Mountmakers Forum conference- November, 10-12, 2020.

    The International Mountmakers Forum is a non-profit...
  6. The manufacturer most associated with the Kuliche...

    The manufacturer most associated with the Kuliche is Smallcorp in Greenfield MA. I am not sure about what specific finishes they might provide. I think the classic one designed by artist Robert...
  7. Part time Assistant Preparator, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

    Link to apply:

    https://www.philaculture.org/what-we-do/job-bank/assistant-preparator-2

    The James A. Michener Art Museum, a private non-profit organization in Doylestown, PA seeks a part-time...
  8. Wish I had a good answer for this one. The one...

    Wish I had a good answer for this one. The one thing about cutting tubes is at least if the blade is doing the primary cut going into the tube the then that outside surface will be clean. That is why...
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    I had to purchase cleaning brushes for use at the...

    I had to purchase cleaning brushes for use at the Getty many years ago. While I did purchase a Badger brush as the traditional tool, already at that point there were many people were starting to...
  10. Preparator - Woodruff Arts Center - Atlanta, GA

    Apply at the link below.

    https://www.woodruffcenter.org/jobs/preparator-regular-full-time/
  11. Exhibition Designer - High Museum, Atlanta GA

    To apply use this link

    https://aam-us-jobs.careerwebsite.com/job/exhibition-designer/48430409/


    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Reporting to the Director of Collections and Exhibitions, the Exhibition...
  12. I am not familiar with the adhesive in this...

    I am not familiar with the adhesive in this product, and I am not clear about the specifics of the application you have in mind, but don't forget if used for a deck that is enclosed with a vitrine...
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    Based on interactions with textile conservators...

    Based on interactions with textile conservators distributing the weight over the entire width of the textile via sewn velcro on a cleat is still the most advantageous approach and is relatively...
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    Wow! That is useful! Just goes to show how much...

    Wow! That is useful! Just goes to show how much of a problem it can be to try to make suggestions without complete information - site visit etc...
    One not-uncommon cause of damage in shipping is the...
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    In my book, painted glass is anything but...

    In my book, painted glass is anything but standard in terms of packing solutions. For one thing the best conservator around is not going to be able to do much if it is damaged. Often basically a...
  16. Hi J' Laine, Did someone contact you off thread...

    Hi J' Laine,
    Did someone contact you off thread on this already?
    If not you might want to post your inquiry on the PACCIN list. Many preps are so busy that they don't often check the forum. The...
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    I put this question to the PACCIN list serve....

    I put this question to the PACCIN list serve. This is the way that you can relay your question directly into the inboxes of a couple of a whole bunch of the most active individuals in the community...
  18. Exhibit Preparator, City of Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

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    The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same...
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    The Husky brand HDPE "painters plastic" mentioned...

    The Husky brand HDPE "painters plastic" mentioned in the page Chris sent the link to has been tested repeatedly and passed Oddy tests consistently. Unlike most plastics you are used to you can handle...
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    Nick, thanks for posting this. This looks like a...

    Nick, thanks for posting this. This looks like a streamlined, practical system put together using readily available materials and one that could be very versatile. I suspect your version comes out...
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    I posted your question on the list and got a...

    I posted your question on the list and got a couple responses. The one that seems best is below:

    Hi Ashley,

    My director forwarded your message from the PACCIN listserv to me this morning. I...
  22. Exhibits Preparator - Media Specialist III, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Richmond

    This is a State job paying $15 - $16/hr. It appears that there are two positions open at this institution. Find out details by clicking HERE.
  23. Storage Preparator, Seattle Washington

    Artech is the Pacific Northwest's premier fine arts handling and collection management firm. Artech provides our clients access to a global network of industry professionals and is a leader in the...
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    Hi Anne, I know that one major West coast...

    Hi Anne,

    I know that one major West coast museum here in the states that has been using Sintra in display cases for many years now uses 3M Scotch-Weld DP-605. It is a two part adhesive that has...
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    This is interesting. I am not clear though, you...

    This is interesting. I am not clear though, you mention the use of a graphics press, is this a heat based adhesive or is it pressure sensitive? There isn't specific mention of testing for the product...
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