Cow Hide

By on May 29, 2012 in Cow Hide | 0 comments

Our Gallery We really LOVE sharing photo’s, of our GORGEOUS cowhide product and beautiful pieces we have made for our clients…. We also LOVE getting pic’s from our clients to share with everyone, we have some super clever clients who have transformed their homes with cowhide Please forward any pic’s you would like to share to:...

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By on Jul 30, 2011 in Cow Hide | 0 comments

 Curling Cowhide Curling is unfortunately something that cowhide rugs can do There are a number of things that might cause your cowhide to curl on the edges Poor quality is one, but even a good quality cowhide can curl up on the edges Basically it is caused by your cowhide drying out and the skin is contracting This can be due to heat exposure like strong sun, heaters or under floor heating and normally happens over a long period of time Tame a curling Cowhide Lightly mist the top and underneath of your cowhide with water. You don’t need to saturate it, but just dampen Place a towel underneath your cowhide and one on top of the curling piece Pile up some of your heavy books on top of the curling piece and leave overnight Or steam iron with a cloth between the iron and your cowhide Voila no more unruly edges If the curling continues to be a problem you can trim off the curling edges Just use a sharp craft knife and cut from the underside of your cowhide. Cutting from the underside cuts the leather but not the hair leaving you a nice layer of hair falling over the...

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By on Dec 28, 2010 in Cow Hide | 0 comments

Our Cowhides … Black Dog Furniture! Check out Andy MacDonald gorgeous NZ made, quality, handcrafted, solid wood furniture teamed up with some of our stunning cowhide www.blackdogfurniture.co.nz Andy can create the perfect piece of furniture just for you then team it up with with a striking piece of our cowhide We really like the look of Andy’s rustic furniture with our cowhide….it’s got our… “thumbs up” Funky bar stools, dining chairs, bench seats all look fab with cowhide upholestrey Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you are interested in using cowhide to revitalise a piece of your furniture or if you are interested in any of Andy’s beautiful...

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By on Aug 23, 2010 in Cow Hide, Interior Design |

Cowhides meet …Mac’s Brewbar Designer Kirsty Mitchell of Vereer Ltd has used our gorgeous natural cowhides to create warm inviting spaces within the bar… Along with a very eclectic mix of both new and vintage...

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