10526Re: [medieval-leather] Period leather glue
- Oct 7, 2005At 08:30 AM 10/7/2005, Erich
>Does anyone have any information on what (if any) type of leather glueThe classic would be hide glue (available at good wood working shops if you
>would have been used during the Middle Ages? And maybe a modern
>I'm am makeing leather water bottles and need a way to keep the edges
>together. I am still planning to sew the seams up, bit I figure that a
>small amount of glue around the edges will help close the gap and seal
aren't feeling froggy enough to make up a batch). I often use a good
quality contact cement when speed is more important than
documentablility. Basic white glues like Elmer's is supposed to be fairly
close to some of the starch based glues ( I think the current version is
more of an acrylic, than not).
Ron Charlotte -- Gainesville, FL
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