4384Re: [medieval-leather] Re: Leather stain and cliches?
- Apr 2, 2001If an even coloring is important, I would suggest
using Fiebing's Professional Oil dyes, rather than the
standard spirit dyes. They give a much more even
coverage than the spirit based dyes. I don't use
anything else at this point.
Best of luck,
--- jamesahowell@... wrote:
> Sorrry, I have been swamped with e-mailhttp://www.mywackyworld.com/Championship/images/sabine01_JPG.jpg
> lately. Dyes-Feibings
> Dyes are good quality leather dyes available in a
> large number of
> colors-available from Leather Factory and many other
> leather goods
> companies. As for the stamps, in period they were
> made of many
> materials, including antler-why not try making some?
> You can carve
> designs with a knife or use a dremel.
> Regards, Finnr
> On Fri, 30 Mar 2001 16:20:34 +0200 Anna Troy
> <owly@...> writes:
> > Okay clarification. First of all by "leather
> stain" I mean that
> > alcohol?
> > based liquid that you wipe on to the leather and
> that equally well
> > colors
> > your fingers 8-) most common colors black or
> brown, called
> > "narvsv�rta" in
> > Swedish. As for cliches I was thinking of stamps
> like the ones used
> > on that
> > neat book cover
> > Modern
> > stamps are wrong since they have the background
> raised. I'd like
> > these type
> > of stamps for knife sheaths and other stuff :-)
> > Anna T
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