Removing Grease Pencil Marks On Books

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Aug 11 23:43:00 2003

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> I'm not sure if this will work for grease pencils but
> you might give this a try. Get a can of brake-clean from
> the auto parts store. Place the page on a paper towel such
> that the marked side is against the towel. Spray some
> brake-clean, starting in a circular motion from outside of the
> mark to the center. Remove from the towel before it dries.
> Repeat with clean towel as needed.
> I'd advise checking on some material that is similar first.
> As I recall, I used this method on something like a sharpie
> mark once. Use out side. Brake-clean will give you a real
> bad hangover. It is mostly solvents and dry cleaning fluid.

I assume this evaporates to some considerable degree and does not leave
any marks or residue on the paper?

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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