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Re: [BKARTS] Bonded Leather



I was just watching the Don Etherington video on Japanese paper use in
restoration and along the way he mentioned that PVA doesn't adhere well
to leather, so he uses a mix -- I think PVA / methylcel.

Lavinia Adler

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 11:59:02 EST "Kristin Dunn." <Dunnk12@xxxxxxx>
writes:
> Since someone mentioned bonded leather as a cheap alternative to
> leather I
> wanted to bring up a question about it.  I recently discovered it
> and don't
> particularly care for it but my client wants to save money.  The
> problem is PVA
> doesnt bond with the finished side of it.  So where the endsheets
> meet the
> bonded leather on the edges of the inside covers there is a very
> weak connection.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> K. Dunn

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