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Removing Burnished Areas From Light Colored Shoe

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by aportnoy, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. aportnoy

    aportnoy Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    Is it possible to remove burnished areas on a lighter colored shoe? Think very light tan.

    There is no second colored wax or antiquing on the areas, per se, just some areas of darker burnishing that I'm not crazy about and want to restore to the natural shade of the shoe.

    Thanks!
     


  2. Tomasso

    Tomasso Distinguished Member

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    Jose, what have you done to aportnoy? Untie him now!
     


  3. Charley

    Charley Distinguished Member

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    That is just a terribly funny comment.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  4. Teacher

    Teacher Stylish Dinosaur

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    Jose, what have you done to aportnoy? Untie him now!

    Dear God! I'm in class right now (my students are writing), and I'm laughing at an inappropriate level!
     


  5. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Are we talking about EG's heat burnishing? Or some other process? Not the Philippine process, I hope.
     


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    Ambulance Chaser Distinguished Member

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    Not the Philippine process, I hope.
    I believe this is known as the "J.P." (for Jose Pidal or Jackson Pollock).
     


  7. aportnoy

    aportnoy Distinguished Member Dubiously Honored

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    To quote Woody Allen...

    "I held them too close to an Armenian insurance salesman's breath."[​IMG]
     


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