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u/squeakinator · 6 pointsr/NewAgain

I would think a fabric or leather dye would be your best bet. It's not going to fix it per se but it'll look better

https://www.amazon.com/Fiebings-50-2046-BU-P-Leather-Dye/dp/B00XOXGUM2

u/nbrobst · 2 pointsr/pipemaking

Hey! I had this same question when I started out. I've done several pipes and Fiebings Leather Dye is what I used for each one. It's fairly inexpensive and you get plenty to make a dozen pipes.

I would sand my pipes down to around 400 grit, then dye with black, then start the sanding until it was almost entirely gone. Then I'd dye the color I wanted the pipe to be. It causes the black to really accent the grain and causes it to pop.

Good luck with your pipe!

u/NickyBigDick · 2 pointsr/ThriftStoreHauls

This will be my 3rd stressless recliner. I've used Fiebings Dye on my first two that were badly sun faded and it worked really well. I think I paid $40 or $50 for those and thought it was a killer deal.

This one shouldn't need dye, just a thorough scrubbing and conditioning. The wood was fortunately just caked in dust, I got very lucky on this one.

u/ShimmerSpin · 1 pointr/Leathercraft

Hello, Everyone. I am looking for help to fix my Bible.

I just got a Bible and the gold lettering on the spine was way off center, so much off center that I decided to look up how to remove the lettering. I learned that I could use rubbing alcohol to remove it and that's what I did, but it took the dye off the leather as well resulting in a less than flattering look. After it took the dye off of one part of the spine, I tried to remove more for the sake of consistency and it just turned out a disaster before I stopped and decided to look for help.

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Here is a picture of the damage I have done:

https://imgur.com/a/KxrL3zo

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Here is some information that you can hopefully use to better help me: The Bible's cover is made of "Ironed Calfskin." The cover's color is black. When I was rubbing it, the dye that came off seemed to have a somewhat thick consistency. Before coming here I looked at products, but was overwhelmed. Here is one product I found called "Fiebing's Leather Dye":

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https://www.amazon.com/Fiebings-50-2046-BU-P-Leather-Dye/dp/B00XOXGUM2

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But it says it's "For use on vegetable tanned or unfinished leather." I am not sure if my Bible is "vegetable tanned" or not. I also read about oil based and alcohol based dyes and don't know which is best.

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If someone could point me in the direction of a good, high-quality dye and whatever I need to apply I would be super appreciative. This Bible is not just a show Bible to put on my bookshelf, but it is one I'll carry with me often and I'll place it on my lap to read, so if you don't mind I would like the dye to be as durable as possible so it does not easily rub off on my dresses or anything like that.

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Thanks-a-million!