Change the leather color?

jillyjaxJanuary 23, 2009

I love the Elite Pharaoh barstools. DH wants leather. I don't like Elite's medium brown because it is cinnamon (bright).

Is there something I could put on the cinnamon leather that would slightly darken it, yet wouldn't migrate onto clothing?

An exact even tone isn't necessary - so if I had the right product, I'm sure I could be happy.

Ideas? The local dealer suggested recovering at about $150 per stool. Kind of costly...

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thecollector

Just do COL (Customer's Own Leather) and order them that way. DO NOT try to tone the existing leather. Those stools take very little material, probably would only need 6 to 8 square feet per barstool. Typical COL hide prices are appx $ 15 to $ 20 per square foot.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2009 at 12:07AM
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jillyjax

Thanks for this idea -

So I would buy a hide at Tandy or such and provide that to them and then the additional cost would be $20 per chair? We are buying seven chairs which I think would require 2 hides. This chair has a seat plus front and back to the back.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2009 at 1:06AM
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