Does anyone have a remedy for curling edges on a flat zebra rug with no backing?
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Wetting it down some and use some steam after you nail it down and then reoil again, I don't know what else works, It works for me.
...How old is the tan? Once a flat skin has started to curl and has been that way for quite a while, it has the memory to continue to do so , even after rehydrating and restretching. If you elect to spend the time and money to rehydrate and restretch (do not oil it!)You really need to put a border and backing on it or it will simply curl again after a period of time. Zebras skins are thin and when put on a floor or wall without backing the changing temperatures of your home( heat, fireplace, airconditioner,etc.) and the weather outside(humidity) play a large roll on dictating what that leather is going to do.
If it hasnt had ALL the cartilage membrane removed from underneath, no matter what you do, it will always be stiff and tend to curl around the perimeter.