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Most basement re-enactor armour makers quit at this stage since of course, technically it is ready to use for its intented purpose, which is to protect the knee joint. If I was going to cover this knee cop with leather, then I would quit right here as well. However, Ted told me "I want it shiny", so we move on to the next stage.
And if you own an english wheel, take the last of the little wrinkes out of it with a two inch ball.