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Cork Leather/Fabric Upholstery? Answered

Can't find much information on this material, so I figured I would ask here.

I'm rebuilding my motorcycle and was playing with the idea of upholstering the seat with cork leather/fabric. Has anyone here had any experience with it? Would it be durable enough for daily use? Is there any particular product I could use to seal it, possibly with a gloss finish?

I appreciate any information you can provide.



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4 years ago

Cork I would not use and can't recommend as it won't last unless in toally stress free areas.
You can get special sealer for cork but I found that dilutet acrylic paint works well too.
Leather, if properly prepared and looked after is no problem.
But you need to make sure it really is prepared the right way to avoid shrinking or streching.