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Old 08-04-2005, 02:18 AM   #1
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How do I remove indents in my leather?

Is this possible?

I made the mistake of placing something heavy on the leather and now there are 2 indents on it. I imagine the same thing would happen with a baby seat or something like that.

Is there any way to get rid of the indents I made in the leather?! It has been about a week since I did it and they aren't popping out naturally.
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Chances are you stretched it, and I don't know of a cure for that unfortunately.

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Old 08-04-2005, 09:08 AM   #3
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Maybe if you leave them out in the sun. I remember in shop class, if you place a wet towel on a piece of wood and iron it, the wood fibers will stretch from the heat and remove dents in the wood. Maybe it'll work for leather.


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Old 08-04-2005, 10:03 AM   #4
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Hrmm that sounds like it could work....just leave a wet towel on the dent in the hot sun and hope it kind of soaks up the water...I'll give that a try I think
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Old 08-07-2005, 11:33 PM   #5
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Update:

I placed a moist towel on the dented portion of the leather and left it out in the sun. To my amazement the dent is nearly gone! It is not my imagination either because I only tried doing this on one of the 2 dents so I can compare between the two. I'm going to do it again tomorrow and then try it on the other dent too
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awesome! that's a really great trick to know for the future
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I'm glad it worked for you!


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I would try some leather conditioner.
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Here is a story makes me cry. This week I stuffed my Audi S5 carbin and trunk with full of Coke cans and bottles, then I cannot see nothing from my mirror because of moving stock out of my friend's business. After two days, when I'm doing my regular interior cleaning, I'm ****ing shocked. My back seats and front seats backs are full of dents, I mean identation, due to the weight of those cans and the edge of the steel cans. Now things get a bit interesting. what should I do?

I will post some photos here for you guys to have fun.....

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