You will need
- leather or a plastic imitation;
- — scissors;
- — stationery knife;
- construction Hairdryer;
- — soap solution;
- — alcohol or Cologne;
Carefully inspect the phone. Find out whether modifications of its models with leather trim. If there is, to wrap a skin is required by analogy. If not, you will have to improvise.
Decide what parts will be covered with skin. Mostly it depends on the type of phone. A conventional candy bar is not worth it to cover the front part as it is very difficult to cut a hole under the display. If you have an IPhone, then tightening of skin can be completely back. The clamshell is appropriate to cover only the outer part.
Disassemble phone, to dismantle those parts that will obthayutsya. Instructions for partial disassembly you can find in the manual. You should also visit the forum dedicated to the phone. When complete disassembly use only the special screwdriver as a telephoneing bolts are hats with a special pattern.
Prepare the surface on which will be applied to the material. To do this, wash it thoroughly with soap and warm water. Prior to application degrease with alcohol or Cologne.
Select the material you want to put on the phone. You can choose the leather or PU tape, simulating the skin. The second option is better, because film is easier to apply. It is more durable, its cost is low, so you can periodically apply a new one to keep the perfect view of the phone.
Degrease the surface. Remove the protective layer from the back side of the film. Apply to the surface some soapy water and apply tape. Carefully stretch it to all the creases and bubbles are gone. Hire a building dryer. Uniform circular motion heat the film while it is stretched. Fold the edge under the back and neatly trim. For this scheme, and apply the film to all the details. Set aside to dry overnight. Assemble the phone.
Wet a piece of material, if you decide to fit the phone natural leather. Degrease the surface. Apply a steamed skin, brushing the back party with glue. Carefully flatten it across the surface. Fix the edges, gluing them on the back side of the part. Postpone the item to dry. Dried skin is a little compressed and tightly stick to the surface of the body of the phone.
Advice 2: How to fit a leather torpedo
Every car owner dreams that his iron horse looked at the highest level. Many begin to convert your car appearance. However, equally important is the interior of the car. Seat can be put on the covers. And what to do with a torpedo? A very good option to fit a torpedo skin. However, services for this service will take a considerable amount of money, so you can do it yourself.
You will need
- Automotive leather, tracing paper, drawing supplies, scissors, stationery knife, glue, thread, needle, heat gun
Start with the dismantling of the torpedo from the car. For this throw off with the battery negative cable to avoid electric shock. Unscrew all the screws that hold the torpedo. Look in the manual. There you will find a detailed diagram of the location of all screws and latches. Don't forget to remove the wheel. To get the torpedo out of the salon best through the right front door.
Now you need to choose the material and the method of its mounting on the torpedo. There are several options. Real leather has a rather high price, but looks great. Faux leather is priced lower, however, inferior to the real in some characteristics. The ideal solution is to choose a car skin. It fits all the characteristics as designed specifically for use in the car.
Make pattern for covering torpedoes. For this you can use tracing paper or cheap material. Gently try to fathom all the removal of the torpedo. Note that the material you need to take stock. You also need to choose the mounting method. For black skin is best suited in white thread. But it is necessary very carefully to make the seam, to make it look beautiful. Don't forget that the skin should fix on the dashboard, so she was not going to fold and not off to one side. To do this, use a special glue.
After production of the pattern is neatly cut out from the skin. This blank should be tried on a torpedo. Ensure all exact fit. If some part of the ruggedly suitable, it should be customized. Convinced of the accuracy of the workpiece, you can start wrapping. Start from the top. Carefully lubricate the adhesive surface of the torpedo and pull the skin so that there was not one crease. Best to warm the leather construction and a Hairdryer. In this way you need to fit all of the panel.
When the torpedo is covered, we can start the processing of the seams. Note that they will depend on the appearance of your torpedoes. When working with the torpedo is finished, leave it in a warm place and allow to dry properly. After drying, you can install the dashboard back into the interior.