Need idea's on how too recover a schwinn seat

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  1. dbscrapper

    dbscrapper New Member

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    I would like to recover and old schwinn seat in leather and and then riviting the cover onto the seat pan.
    Any other ideas are welcome.

    DB
     
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    rustycase Gutter Rider

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    I'll watch for that link, too...

    Got a couple so-so seats I don't want to give up....

    I guess they use a paper pattern, for starters, when cutting thinner leather for a cover, then stitch it.
    A thick leather seat could be made from a raw hide, wet, then clamped in a mold to form it.
    But I've never done one before...
    I do know it's real difficult to stitch leather without a real machine, and stitching in a straight line is also a difficult thing to do! lol

    Best
    rc
     
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    You're welcome and good luck, scrapper, and post some photos of your work.

    Tom
     

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