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Hardening leather

Replaced Strop Leather
Replaced Strop Leather

Hardening leather is fairly simple. Here are links to a couple of articles describing the process.

Marc Carlson on making Cuir Bouille (hardened leather)

This article describes a process for waterproofing and hardening leather by applying melted beeswax (careful - highly flammable) to leather held over a steaming kettle.

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