Re: Source for half-tanned leather?
- Wow, and THAT'S why I don't usually talk to anybody but my wife after
sundown... ::embarrassed look::
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Heritage Matters"
> Pascoes is the person who told you about the stuff---I was justtrying to suggest why she may'nt reply too quickly.. Its not a postal
thing re US more import export regs. LDM
> ----- Original Message -----arrange
> From: russnanna
> To: email@example.com
> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 4:49 AM
> Subject: [medieval-leather] Re: Source for half-tanned leather?
> I'm in America, yes, but I have a buddy over there who can
> very reasonably costed shipping via military mail, so it's stillthough...
> worth looking into for me... ten shoulders is quite a bit,
> I need to try this sucker first to contrast it with othermaterial..
> hrm... I don't know the Pascoes. Any chance you could email me ahave
> link? (addy in profile?)
> Thanks amigo,
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Heritage Matters"
> <Herimats@b...> wrote:
> > Hi ,Evidently Pascoes are still on their Holiday shutdown.-- I
> been trying to place an order for some heavy soling since Friday.(no
> doubt she will pop up and tell us otherwise right after this--butsome
> then I am a mere man!) I may take a trip over to their Birmingham
> susbsidary over the weekend and see whats happening and to pick
> up.may do
> > Minimum order is 10 shoulders or equivalent though- but they
> a smaller run if asked nicely- its a possibility. But -somethingjust
> when "ding"-----are you in the States -in which case I dontthink
> you will have much joy--she may give you the chemistry though.at 7
> > LDMundy
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: russnanna
> > : Source for half-tanned leather?
> > Hrm... not cheap. Do-able, but not cheap... thanks... even
> > pounds per sqft, I'm still not really clueful about where ican
> > it... do y'all, or do you have a reference?
> > tnx,
> > Russ
> > --- In email@example.com, Pearl demelza pascoe
> > <ploddpuss@y...> wrote:
> > > Its "slab" or "blatted",hand tanned on a marble or
> > > slate; previously used for ortho purposes especially
> > > arm and leg supports because it can be moulded as per
> > > rawhide; while retaining an acceptable outside
> > > surface. Its now very much superceded by heat formable
> > > plastics although spirited solubles are also still
> > > used.
> > > The market now is mainly re-eanactment as its the
> > > ideal product for making " carved " helm decorations
> > > and shield edging although I have seen someone using
> > > it to make a fullsize funeral effigy where it worked
> > > quite well.
> > > The hide has to be from an older beast and the
> > > chemistry is difficult because of potential effluent
> > > problems.
> > > So the final sting in the tail is a cost of around
> > > £7.00 per sq ft. dependent on quantity.
> > > Hope this helps
> > >
> > > =====
> > > P.D. Pascoe and Sons (and grandaughter) Custom leathers,
> > Perranzabuloe
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