What's the difference between suede and the flesh (fuzzy) side of a leather hide? Is it possible to use the flesh side as the finished side when covering an interior panel or even a seat? Or is it better to use actual suede? I have free rein to trim the interior of a 1994 Nissan 300ZX any way I like. The door panels and console were originally partially covered in an … [Read more...] about Is the Back of Leather the Same as Suede?
Aaron, I would appreciate your advice on the temperature most suitable to store automotive leather hides. I live in the tropics and temperatures are mostly in the high 80s and 90s. What advice can you share for how I should store my hides in order to preserve their quality over time? Would an air-conditioned room be advisable or would that affect the hides by drying them … [Read more...] about Is Hot Temperature Bad for Storing Leather?
I'm planning some workshop improvements and one thing I want to look at is how the hides are stored. … [Read more...] about How do I Store Leather in a Small Shop?
We're excited to introduce a new article series: "Ask Aaron." … [Read more...] about Ask Aaron: A New Series about Leather
Every award-winning interior build starts with a quality leather hide. With so many products on the market, it can be difficult to separate the bad from the good and the very best. Fortunately, Hydes Leather makes it easier. … [Read more...] about Hydes Leather: Focused on ‘Doing it Right’