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Re: [BKARTS] Odd leather question

It doesn't take much. Usually just getting it bit wet will do it.

At 01:17 PM 6/22/04 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi - Does anyone have a good method for permanently dulling the glossy surface of some goatskins, without damage to the leather?  If it helps, I'm using a Harmatan skin, grade 2, dark brown, and I want it to have a very matte appearance. It will be used structurally and also as feather onlays. Any ideas are much appreciated,
>Melissa Jay Craig, Chicago
>(a long-time lurker)

David Allen
Beddall Bookbinding Conservation & Restoration
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Victoria, British Columbia
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