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Troy I

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About Troy I

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Bentonville, VA 22610
  • Interests
    Hunting, Fishing, Making Holsters, M1907 Rifle Slings. Anything outdoors.

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Holsters, M1907 Rifle Slings
  • Interested in learning about
    Leather Crafting
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  1. I've had the something happen, some times it will even out, but most of the time it does not. Here is how I fixed this problem; 1. Dip dye very quickly, do not let the leather sit in the dye for more than a second or 2. 2. Dip dye before you put holes in your project. This is very important, because dye will follow the path of least resistance, allowing more dye to saturate the leather where the holes are, just like it did on your edges. 3. If all else fails -- dye it black. Good luck.
  2. Welcome from a follow Virginian.
  3. I've looked and can't find any in the area ...I get my leather from Wickett & Craig in PA.
  4. Set your project to the side for a day or so until it is completely dry then sew it on your machine.
  5. Rest in peace, my friend. May God always be at your side. Troy
  6. I don't know what your buffing so much for. I buff to remove excess dye and to achieve the shine I want.
  7. You can also try rubbing alcohol on a rag, this will take off the finish on your edges. Then re-dye the edges with the color that you want, and burnish while the dye is still damp. Not sure if this will work, but might be worth a try.
  8. I too have looked and looked, but can't find them. I've contact Ohio Travel Bag and they don't have them. Sorry I'm not much help, but I hope someone on here can help.
  9. You can get both from a butcher shop...i have even seen Lard in Wal-Mart. You might have to melt the beef fat down, if it comes as hunks of fat.
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