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Flattening New Leather

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#1 johnggrg



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Posted 29 January 2011 - 11:26 AM

I know this is a stupid question. But I was wondering how you flatten out leather when it comes rolled up? It would make it easier to cut if it was flat. I would appreciate it. Thank you. John

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Posted 29 January 2011 - 12:47 PM

I have some lead-filled leather weights I made to hold the leather flat while I'm cutting it. I just took some leather rounders, filled them with lead shot, and laced them around the edges. Each one weighs about 1lb.


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Posted 29 January 2011 - 01:04 PM

Just roll it in the opposite direction, usually works for me.

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