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Re-furbish of original hexagonal case

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The original hexagonal wooden case which came with one of my instruments has finally given

up the ghost, and the screws fixing the hinges to the box/lid have pulled out.

 

I need to re-fix them (probably the easy part), but while I'm at it, I might as well do a re-furbish.

 

The fabric lining is completely faded, and basically done-for, so, what sort of material should I

use to re-line the box? More specifically, what sort of glue should I use to fix the fabric to the

inside of the box/lid? I'm thinking good-old fashioned bookbinders paste which (presumably)

will not stain the fabric. The current fabric is not 'fluffy' but is a thin, fine-weave, linen-like quality.

I think I should probably try and replace it with something similar...

 

What sort of leather should I use to replace the carrying strap?

 

Thanks in advance

 

Roger

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