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Re: [BKARTS] Leather conditioning



Jack,

It is very unbecoming in you to resort to character
assination. Can't you respond in a more civil manner?

Ed
--- "Jack C. Thompson" <tcl@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >Jack,
> >Perhaps all leather "dressings" are hydrophobic, as
> >you say, but not all leather preservation
> treatments
> >are.
> >
> >Ed,  bookrestoration.net
>
> Ed, Ed, Ed,
>
> While I appreciate that you may have ADD and may not
> have read
> all the way through my posting Re: Leather Dressings
> all KNOWN
> hydrophilic 'leather preservation treatments' are
> not suitable
> to bound material.
>
> They may be used in the restoration of
> leather-covered furniture,
> and leather underware, etc., but such artifacts are
> no longer expected
> to perform, as such....
>
> No-one has yet said it quite as plain as I do now.
> Trade secrets
> are pure bullshit, except for the manner in which a
> tool in my hands
> acts differently from the same tool in your (or
> another's) hands.
>
> You may not believe that this is so, and that is
> your privilege, but
> the rest of us know you for what you are.
>
> Jack
>
> Thompson Conservation Lab.
> 7549 N. Fenwick
> Portland, Oregon  97217
> USA
>
> 503/735-3942 (phone)
> 503/289-8723 (fax)
>
>
> http://www.teleport.com/~tcl
>
> "The lyfe so short; the craft so long to lerne."
> Chaucer  _Parlement of Foules_ 1386
>
>
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