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Leather Edge Paint Blog

Enrico Giardini

Enrico represents the fourth generation of a family devoted to the leather business. Born and grew up in the most important Italian district for footwear, now he directs its activities dedicated to the leather finishing.

Recent Posts

DENSE Vs. SEMI-DENSE: How to choose your leather edge paint?

One of the most frequent questions from our customers is: what's the difference between Dense edge paint and Semi-Dense edge Paint?

How to restore your Leather Bag: Before and After

September 15, 2017 By Enrico Giardini In LEATHER EDGE PAINTING, Basecoat No Comments
With this blog post we want to share with you some tips on how to restore an aged leatheritem. 

Customer Interview: FIORI DEL TEMPO

July 28, 2017 By Enrico Giardini In INTERVIEW, CUSTOMERS No Comments

As a customer-oriented company, we love to chat with leathercrafters. That's why we decided to share with all of our followers the experiences of some of our clients through a video interview.

The Drying Time (Part II) : Quick leather edge paint drying using oven

Most people's main problem is time. Time is never enough. We're always trying to save it, because this means having more time for ourselves, for our projects, or for increasing productivity in our company.

Water-based products are fantastic, but they all have the same limit: the drying time. Drying time is normally longer than solvent-based...

The Drying Time (Part I) : How long does paint need to dry?

Before talking about the drying time, we should have a clearer view of this specifc process. So, what happens during the drying phase of the leather edge paint? The drying phase simply consists of the period during which the volatile part of the paint (water or solvent) flows out from it, leaving only the so called "dry part"on the leather...

WHERE CAN I DROP OFF THE WET LEATHER EDGE AFTER DYEID WITHOUT RUINING IT?

March 21, 2017 By Enrico Giardini In LEATHER PAINT, LEATHER EDGE DYEING No Comments

A very common doubt among leather crafters is: where can I put my item with the coloured edge paint while it is drying so that it does not get ruined?

How to Clean the Leather Surface?

Sometimes, when painting the leather it may happen that the leather edge paint sully the leather surface.

LINEAPELLE Fair - What's new about leather at GIARDINI booth

March 01, 2017 By Enrico Giardini In LEATHER DYE, LEATHER PAINT, LEATHER BUSINESS No Comments

We were present during the last edition of LINEAPELLE fair in Milan and first of all we would to thanks all 260 visitors that comes from more than 24 different countries to visit our booth. We presented there the new product on which we spent the last 12 months in development: MAXCRAFT.

How to prepare the Leather Edge: Old vs. New Method

February 10, 2017 By Enrico Giardini In EDGE PAINT, Finishing Comment

Leather Edge physical preparation is a key phase for the final look of your leather items. The way of prepare leather edge has changed during the last few years due to the paint innovation, that now allow you a quicker and easier process.

High Quality Leather Edge in 4 steps.

During our last years of development spent gaining experience side to side with many manufacturers during their own working phases, we realise that a simple process is more repeatable.

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