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[BKARTS] paring leather: trivial question

"For those of those who pare leather for inlays or labels, if you
measure the thickness of the final product.  I pare the leather down to
.005 inch.  Is this about the thickness you get after paring"

I don't actually measure the thickness.  Typically, I pare it down 
until it "feels" right.  This is usually at the point where you can 
start to see light through the hair follicles.

Hope this helps,
Lehmann Bindery

Edelpappband / "Millimeter" Binding Bind-O-Rama, Entry Deadline - October 1, 2005
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