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Re: Leather Hardening

Poster: "Greg Lindahl" <lindahl@pbm.com>

> Have you looked at this URL?  It was written by Duke Cariadoc and may lay
> some of your arguments to rest.
> http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/cariadoc/perfect_armor.html
> Also, I have heard that boiling leather in water for 10 min and then
> forming it makes great Cuir-bouilli.  Just think of very old bicycle seats
> - bone hard.  To protect the leather you can brush some wax on.

Cariadoc has now shifted from the wax method to the water boiling
method, but I have yet to convert his new article on that topic.  The
article which is there does describe the wax hardening method in a lot
of detail.

-- gb
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