Introduction

With the resurgence of vinyl records, it is important to know how to repair the vintage record covers that you may find in used record stores.

These are the materials that are needed to complete this task.
  • These are the materials that are needed to complete this task.

This is what a vintage vinyl record with seam splitting will look like at the beginning of our project.
  • This is what a vintage vinyl record with seam splitting will look like at the beginning of our project.

Wet the top of the cover with a damp microfiber cloth.
  • Wet the top of the cover with a damp microfiber cloth.

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Apply the Mod Podge to the foam brush.
  • Apply the Mod Podge to the foam brush.

Apply the Mod Podge to the top of the cover. Apply the Mod Podge to the top of the cover. Apply the Mod Podge to the top of the cover.
  • Apply the Mod Podge to the top of the cover.

Press the cover together with your fingers, allowing excess glue to be pushed to the top of the cover.
  • Press the cover together with your fingers, allowing excess glue to be pushed to the top of the cover.

Using a paper towel, wipe excess glue from cover.
  • Using a paper towel, wipe excess glue from cover.

Apply three binder clips to top, and three binder clips to bottom of cover. Allow at least 30 minute to dry Allow at least 30 minute to dry
  • Apply three binder clips to top, and three binder clips to bottom of cover.

  • Allow at least 30 minute to dry

This is what the finished product looks like.
  • This is what the finished product looks like.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Daniel Brown

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Great article on repairing the vinyl records cover. If the vinyl records are used and handled properly they can preferably resiliant to things that can occur in daily life. Great care should be taken to clean your records using, some liquid stylus cleaner, and making sure that your cartridge tracks properly and has the right settings. A good sturdy shelving unit and proper handling techniques are your best prevention.

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