The Conservators' Podcast
United Kingdom
36 episodes
since Feb, 2017


Come have an auditory look into our tool stashes! We talk conservation tools of all kinds: from bone folders and scalpel blades to the more hardcore variety! We discuss listener tweets about tools and Christina interviews a whole bunch of conservators about their tool kits. 00:00:27 News in brief 00:03:34 What’s in our tool kits? 00:18:28 What are our favourite tools? 00:22:59 Responses from Twitter 00:40:23 Are expensive tools a barrier to entry? 00:47:06 Inspiration outside the field 00:49:09 Listener contributions 00:53:09 Christina interviews conservators about their tools 01:15:26 What do we love about Japanese tissue? 01:20:20 Patreon shout-out! Show Notes: – Icon AGM Town Hall debate archived livestream: – Call for Papers from SHCG: – Grants and bursaries from #Icon19: – The Conservator’s Tool Kit with Richard Hawkes: – Brushes Galore Pinterest board: – /r/specializedtools: – Adam Savage’s cheap tool kit list: – Adam Savage talks tools: Various bits we mentioned from our kits: – Inherent Vice Squad: – Fine curved needles from Restore Products: – Tiranti spatulas: – Photo scales for archaeologists (and conservators!): – Water brushes: – Snake weights: – IKEA Råskog trolley: Support us on Patreon! Hosted by Jenny Mathiasson, Kloe Rumsey, and Christina Rozeik. Intro and outro music by DDmyzik used under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Additional sound effects and music by Calum Robertson and Orion Williams. Made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International license. A Wooden Dice production, 2018.
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