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#651361 - 09/10/07 05:52 PM Softening knuckles?
schwammerl Offline
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Registered: 04/16/06
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Are there methods of softening the knuckles when e.g. the buckskin being stretched too tightly around the knuckle core?

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#651362 - 09/10/07 06:05 PM Re: Softening knuckles?
Tom Tuner Offline
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Registered: 11/08/06
Posts: 246
Loc: Bainbridge, OH
Sure. You can massage them with your fingers or you can slip a fairly stout needle, such as a packing needle or a carpet needle, between the buckskin and the felt core and run it around the core to soften the leather.

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#651363 - 09/10/07 09:21 PM Re: Softening knuckles?
ricliz Offline
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Registered: 06/26/06
Posts: 34
Loc: Hilton Head Island, SC
You can also take a small wire brush & brush the leather a few times away from the hammer (Don't rough it up to much) then apply teflon powder.

Ric
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