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Re: [BKARTS] Klucel-G



If already mixed and in gel form (Cellugel) just brush on. If a powder, mix
up by stirring into alcohol (denatured ethanol). I make about a 5% mixture,
i.e. 5 grams to 100ml of alcohol. You could also use ethanol of isopropyl
from the drugstore but be careful with the % of water. Ideally, you want
none as it will darken the leather.

Hope this helps.

Peter

At 09:29 AM 5/30/2005, you wrote:
I just got some Klucel-G for consolidating old powery leather and the
instructions are to say the least, vague. Can someone with experience
using this give me some tips?


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