Oh! I also put some leather creme based in beeswax on the leather. The stuff I used is called Skidmore's Leather Creme. It applied super easy. I just applied it with a paper towel, and buffed it off with a clean paper towel. It took about five minutes.
Here is the result:
|Close up of the arm strap|
|Close up of the seat|
Just as a reminder, here is what it looked like before:
|OK, so you probably can't see much difference from this angle. It's all I got.|
Coming up, I am making a trip to my home town in Montana for a week or so. While there, I talked my dad into building another Roorkee chair with me. I'll have to take a few tools along, but it should be a lot of fun. We are going to build it in a rustic style using diamond willow for the legs.
I can't wait.