[Northkeep] Leather cleaning?

Gisela giselavonwolfsburg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 11:49:03 PDT 2006

Thanks for all your advice, guys... I knew this was the right place to get
good information!


On 8/20/06, Marc Carlson <marccarlson20 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: "Ed" <gassion_de_beaumarchais at hotmail.com>
> >Warm water with saddle soap works well.  Apply mink oil after the
> cleaning
> >to keep moister in and sweat out.
> Saddle soap *is* best, yes.  If you have it.  If you don't, you can try a
> little "Murphy's oil soap".  Even so, most of what these do is add oils
> back
> to the leather.  You're going to do that anyway, so as long as you use it
> sparingly, you can use almost any sort of soap if you have to, as long as
> you re-oil *before the leather dries*.
> M/D

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