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How much leather filler putty do I need?

Any holes, rips, or tears through the material must first be subpatched.

Sometimes the edges marry back together nicely, but usually some voids remain. These gaps are deeper and may require more filler than worn, scaly, or chafed areas that have not yet torn.

For voids larger than 2" wide, consider glueing a top-patch of similar-grained leather or vinyl before applying filler. This will be more flexible, feel more natural, and use less filler.

Type of DamageTotal Area of DamageFiller Needed
Scaly, cracked, worn or thin but no large holes or voids4 sq ft (2ft x 2 ft)1 oz.
Scaly, cracked worn or thin but no large holes or voids8 sq ft (2 ft x 4 ft)2 oz.
Holes or tears (requires a subpatch & more layers of filler)12 sq in (1 in x 1 ft)1 oz.
Holes or tears (requires a subpatch & more layers of filler)24 sq in (2 in x 1 ft)2 oz.

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