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Brian84 06-04-2014 04:42 PM

Where to buy leather squares?
 
Anyone know of any local places that would carry them?

onyx'girl 06-04-2014 05:42 PM

You could cut up an old belt or use whatever you have laying around for tracking articles. Last week there was a coaster for a drink that Karlo had to indicate(track laid by a 'stranger' with unfamiliar articles)
Otherwise, you can order the regulation type articles from Elite, Hallmark, etc...

lhczth 06-04-2014 07:28 PM

Look for packages of leather at hobby or fabric stores.

wolfstraum 06-04-2014 07:49 PM

ebay - leather scraps can be bought cheap there - then just cut to size with a box knife

Leather VEG Tanned Scrap Remnants Tooling Various Thickness 2 Pounds | eBay

lots more listings.....

Lee

Brian84 06-05-2014 01:06 PM

Just tried JoAnn Fabrics and Michaels. They only had really thin pieces. They must be thick and 4"x4". Also tried a shoe repair place with no luck.

AngelaA6 06-05-2014 01:11 PM

Maybe an upholstery shop?

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Curtis 06-05-2014 01:11 PM

Maybe try a few different shoe repair shops. That is what I did. They charged me $10 for a sheet of leather that made more than enough tiles for tracking.

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wolfy dog 06-05-2014 02:31 PM

Old leather bags/purses from Goodwill. Just cut them up. Old leather furniture etc.

ayoitzrimz 06-05-2014 02:57 PM

Any shoe repair store will have extras. For leather articles I just ask them for a few pieces then cut them up as I like.

For carpet (assuming it's for articles) I usually go to like Home Depot or something.

For wood I just get those paint sticks at Home Depot


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