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Sheath Dyeing Question

Discussion in 'Sheaths & Other Leather Projects' started by Dave Hodson, Nov 22, 2019.

  1. Dave Hodson

    Dave Hodson New Member

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    I saw a video where the sheath was immersed in a bath of stain and hung to dry so I gave it a try. Pretty straightforward and the coverage was good but the resulting sheath was stiff and hard. Conditioning helped a bit but I wonder if I was using the wrong type of stain to begin with (I was using an Eco-Flo water base). Any ideas?

  2. dancom

    dancom Dust Maker Best Shop Tool

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    I use Fiebing's dyes and the leather hardens up after application as well.

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