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Saddle Soap and Its dangers for leather cleaning

Published on September 3, 2014 LikeSaddle Soap and Its dangers for leather cleaning Sign in to like this article 13 Comment Sign in to comment on this article 11 ShareShare Saddle Soap and Its dangers for leather cleaning Share 0 Richard Hutchins FollowRichard Hutchins Sign in to follow this author Managing Director at Robornes Engraving Thank you Richard Hutchins for this information. Can I use saddle soap ? We get asked a great deal can I use saddle soap on my leather jacket, car interior, leather furniture and handbags – simply put NO – here’s why. Saddle soap is made in many different ways depending on the manufacturer, but the important factor with saddle soap is the Lye content, Lye...

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What is shearling leather? What is Leather Shearling?

The very basic answer to that question is the skin of a sheep or lamb that has been tanned with the wool left on the hide. Or here is the definition as found in Wikipedia.Shearling is a sheepskin or lambskin pelt that has gone through a limited shearing process to obtain a uniform depth of the wool fibers for a uniform look and feel. Contrary to misconceptions, shearling is not shorn wool; the term refers to the pelt of a yearling sheep that has been shorn only once by the process described above. Shearling garments are made from the pelts by tanning them with the wool of uniform depth still on them.A typical shearling pelt has leather, on one side...

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