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Re: [BKARTS] Tree Calf Leather



Any suggestions on vegetable vs. chrome tanned leather for attempts at tree
calf?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Verheyen" <verheyen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 11:21 AM
Subject: Re: Tree Calf Leather

> There's always things to consider. Another is the leather itself, i.e.
> finish. Cheap leathers, and some expensive ones, are often "spray
painted."
>
> Just experiment. Best way to learn what works and doesn't. If one keeps
> notes it'll help determine the why's.
>
> p.
>
>
> At 01:13 PM 7/17/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> >Peter,
> >
> >Things to consider: Orientation of the tree pattern and  stretching of
the
> >leather thereby distorting and blurring the pattern.
> >
> >Ed Stansell
> >http://www.bookrestoration.net
>
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