Craft Sha Leathercraft Tragacanth Substitute Powdered CMC 70g Clear Leatherwork Burnishing Agent, to Burnish Edges & Flesh Side in Leather
With this powder you can create quality burnishing gum, simply mix thorough in warm water and leave overnight, after the powder has dissolved and a consistency similar to aloe has been achieved, use to burnish the flesh side of your leather.
You're looking at 70g (2.5 ounces) of powdered CMC (Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose) clear leather burnishing agent.
Simply mix with hot water to a ratio of 3 grams to 200ml of hot water. The entire jar can create around 4.5 litres or 4.75 quarts of burnishing gum! Mix powder with water and leave overnight for best results.
Simply apply a small amount of the burnishing gum to the flesh side or edge of your leather, spread evenly then firmly work into the leather with a smooth wooden dowel or piece of scrap, reapply as necessary to leather and leave to dry.
Excellent for burnishing edges as well. Maybe harmful if consumed, do not eat, keep out of the reach of children.
The mixed burnishing gum should not be stored as microbes present in your work place may cause the solution to spoil, therefore, it is recommended to make burnishing gum from the powder as needed.