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Re: Shining Leather
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Shining Leather
- From: gary walker <gwalker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 19:54:44 -0800
- Message-id: <199703140339.TAA30794@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
for cheap leather i used pigskin to reback wet it with wheat or wallpaper
paste ring it out and glue with elmers glue but use leather die on it
first-tandy had some pig skins about 3 sq. ft. from china for about 5
dollars---I tried leather from leather coats that doesn't work at all.
>I'm doing some experiments with cheap leather, which is originaly not ment
>to be used for binding. Most of these leathers look "dead". Is there any way
>to make them shine ?
>Uri Kolodni - Bookbinding & Restoration
>18 Zangwill Str.
>62599 Tel-Aviv, Israel
>Tel : +972 3 544 2599
>Fax : +972 3 525 0125
>E-mail : kolodni@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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