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How to Remove Graphite and Pencil Lead Stains


Leather or Suede

Follow these steps to remove graphite or pencil lead from leather or suede:

  • Mix a solution of mild soap in lukewarm water. Swish to create a great volume of suds.
  • Apply only the foam with a sponge. Wipe with a clean dry cloth.
  • On leather only, follow with cleaners such as Tannery Vintage Leather Cleaner & Conditioner or Fiebing's Saddle Soap.

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