So Just Messing With Leather Dyes....

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  1. backinit

    backinit Well-Known Member

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    teal to green.jpg I came up with this...teal to green...
     
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    Beautiful color!
     
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    backinit Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. Center is turquoise, perimeter is green mixed with turquoise.
     

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    damn, son, it looks great. leather dye, you say?
     
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    Very nice. Dyes are so much easier to deal with than paint to me. You seemed to have figured it out. Not really a fan of green, Ut that is nice.
     
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    Cooooooool - you are inspiring - so how is this dye different than the others in particular?

    I've got some green black croc emboss leather coming

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    maybe not quite right for this one but I'm making one for my number one.
     
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    That looks fantastic. I really liked the Angelus leather dye purple I used. Until I found out I screwed up the top sanding before the dye was applied. Otherwise, it was great!
     
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    That looks great! What kit is that?
     
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    Looks awesome!
     
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    I like it.
     
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    Not sure how it's different. I watched some videos of guys using leather dyes and went for it.
     
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    Aliexpress epiphone style kit.
     
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    Awesome!! I immediately think "Lizardburst".

    It'll really pop when you apply finish, can't wait to see the progress on this one.
     
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    That is a beautiful job. What kind of LP body is that?
     
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    Nice job.
     
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    That does look really nice.
     
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    Also please post pic after the binding is scraped, its one of the most satisfying points in the build for me :)
     
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    SCHAWING
     
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    California regs on leather dye kinda stopped me from doing leather work, since they didn't allow solvent-based dye. Tandy only had the water-borne dye which was not wear-proof on leather making it just not worth it. Even the black was a weak sister color that was just not that military black I wanted. Now that I'm moving to Indiana, I'll be able to get real solvent-based leather dye again. With that, I've got an idea or two in mind for a dye-top axe. And a strap or two, mebbe a belt or three or four, a rifle sling or two -
     
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    What's taking you to Indiana Ray?
     

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