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Re: [BKARTS] Tear in sheepskin (was cheap, cheaper, poor)

Olivia asked how to repair a tear in sheepskin.

We effect such repairs from behind, using either ladies' glove leather, or,
gold-beater's skin.  Glove leather is usually more readily available, so from
this point of view is preferable.  Good glove leather is very thin and fine, but

You may have to work it a little, cutting it to shape and paring it at the
edges.  A mix of paste and PVA or EVA is suggested, but only sparingly.

Peter Krantz

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