10528Re: Period leather glue
- Oct 7, 2005--- In email@example.com, Alasdair Muckart
> On Saturday 08 October 2005 11:17, Chris wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> > >I haven't tried this yet myself, but a flour paste glue would
> > > the job well enough to hold things in place while you stitchit up.
> > >together while
> > >You'll want additional sealant than just the glue though.
> > Actually, what I am looking for is a way to not only hold it
> > I stitch the piece, but also to permanently hold the edgestogether so that
> > I get one nice seam instead of two distinct peaces of leather.edges together
> > I am going to seal the leather with bee's wax.
> I'm perhaps misunderstanding your description, but holding the
> should be a job for the stitching shouldn't it?moving your
> If you have issues with the edges of your seams spreading out, try
> stitching closer to the edge. If your stitching is no more than 1-1.5
> thicknesses in from the edge they shouldn't be able to spread.you're sewing 3
> By thickness, I mean thickness of the individual layers, so if
> layers of 3mm (~1/8 in) leather together, you put your stitching3mm in from
> the edge, not 9mm.I put the stich anout 1/16th of an inch from the edge. The pieces
stay together nicley until I wax them. At that point the edges
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