How to Attach Leather Seats With Brass Tacks?

Answer With the plethora of brass-tack designs available, it seems like upholstery tacks are a new concept, but according to Furniture Restoration Tools and Supplies in the article "Guide to Purchasing Up... Read More »

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What kind of leather is used for horse tacks?

Horse tack is typically made of top-grain cowhide (hair removed). Saddles are constructed of 12- to 15-oz. cowhide, roughly the thickness of the soles of a shoe. Harnesses and reins are typically m... Read More »

How to Replace the Cloth Seats in My Truck With Leather Seats?

The best way to acquire a set of leather seats--from an expense standpoint--is from a parts yard. If you have your current cloth seats reupholstered in leather, you are charged by the inch, and it ... Read More »

How to Clean Verdigris Stains on Leather From Brass?

Leather items trimmed with brass hardware have a classic look about them. If you've inherited or purchased an older leather item, you may have found green stuff where the brass is in contact with t... Read More »

How to Clean Green Stains on Leather From Brass?

Brass and leather make a nice combination, but brass can tarnish and leave green tarnish stains on your leather. Tend to tarnish stains as soon as possible so they don't have time to work their way... Read More »