Leather Board 2mm £20
Ready in 2 - 3 day(s).
- Leather Board 2mm
- Max Print: 1.4m
- Roll Width: 1.42m
Surface wipe only. Clean gently by hand with mild soapy damp cloth.
Design Your Own Recycled Leather Board
Recycled leather board is thick and stiff, making it perfect for craft projects, the interiors of footwear, and leather crafting. It has a white base tone making it ideal for custom prints of your designs. A unique canvas for your art, 100% real leather printing created a beautiful finished piece, and gives you the satisfaction that you are doing your bit to reduce leather waste.
The face of the recycled leather board is slightly textured with a matte finish. The reverse has a much rougher texture. When folded reverse side to reverse side the leather board is completely crease free and anti-wrinkle. When folded face to face there is low-creasing, and some wrinkling will appear, however as this is a stiff material it is quite difficult to fold completely.
Details and colours are printed beautifully, and the surface texture of the recycled leather board gives your designs that extra personality and charm. Fine lines are printed sharply and accurately, pinpoint precision such as tiny spots may be affected by the textured grain.
Recycled leather board, printed with your custom design is great for crafting, for using in the soles of shoes and also for leather crafts. It is thick and sturdy as well as being rub proof and hard wearing. Exactly what you need for such usages.
Frequently asked questions on Leather Board 2mm:
What is recycled leather?
In the same way that you can use your old leather sofa cushion covers to make a bag, all leather is recyclable. Recycled leather is a great way to reduce waste. It is not only made up of re-purposed items and garments, but often leather scraps from tanneries, which reduces waste from the factories too.
How big can I print my leather board?
The recycled leather board can be printed in sheets of up to 100 x 140 centimetres. This is quite a large area at nearly a metre by a metre and a half, and opens up a world of possibilities of what you could use it for.
Why recycle leather?
The Europeans industry, just in footwear alone creates in excess of 1,000,000,000 pairs of shoes, boots, slippers and other footwear every single year. This creates and estimate 100,000 tonnes of leather waste, which either goes to landfill or is incinerated. By re-purposing this leather and by designing and using this leather, we are each doing our bit to reduce that.
You have the amazing designs, but do you have the amazing place to sell?
All you have to do is design what you love and we bring your creations to life. We take care of the hand crafting and manufacture, the sales and the shipping. You the designer, control the products and designs from wherever you are, from home, the office, even on the go. Meanwhile the orders start to roll in and you get commissions fast.
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results. What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
The maximum dimensions of the leather will depend on the type of leather. You will find more information on each leather product page. If you'd like to order more, you can increase the quantity, with a built-in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each leather can be found on the individual leather pages or in our design interface.
Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?
Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or borders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 5mm white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.
Do you print on leather a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our materials, and our facilities cater perfectly to them.
What is the situation with material shrinkage?
As we use the newest printing technology for printing on leather, there is no shrinkage with the material during our processing at all.
Can I print on both sides of the leather?
Unfortunately, we do not offer to print on both sides of the leather.
Can I order swing tags in another leather? Will you cut them as you do with the normal leather swing tags?
At the moment no, our swing tags are all printed on the same Nappa leather. We may introduce more in the future, but for now, this is the best choice. The swing tags are all cut the same way. You can order the leather of your choice and make the swing tags yourself, but we do not cut different leather into swing tag format.
How Would you Like the Edge?
We have two finishing options for your fabric order:
- As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border.
- Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the material. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting.
All of our fabrics are cut manually by hand, with the utmost care and attention. If your fabric has a slightly uneven look on the edges or a touch of fraying, this does not indicate a flaw in the textile. It is not always possible to achieve a perfect straight cut with certain fabrics, so please do bear this in mind when it comes to your design. If you have any queries or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you.
Not suitable for children’s toys or pet products, due to the risk of ink being forcefully removed and ingested.
For further information about our leather or any of our fabrics see our FAQs.
Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all sizes may have a slight variance.
Delivery time & Costs
We handmake your leather item on site, which takes on average 2-3 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.
After your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. Select your delivery method in your basket.
We have a range of trusted shipping options:
- Royal Mail 1st Class Standard (no tracking) - 1-5 working days on average (please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded (no tracking) – Usually delivered the next working day. It is not a guaranteed next day service, or a tracked service. A signature is required. (Please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Special Delivery – Delivered the next working day
- Saturday Delivery (deliver only on Sat)
- Collection from our London Office (between 4-6pm on working days only)
- For international orders or large/bulky packages within the UK, we ship via DHL or Fedex services. This takes on average 2-5 working days.
You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.
You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience
At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.
A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.
UK delivery: £5.50
Western European: £13
Other European: £16
North America: £16
Australia / Japan: £22
Rest Of The World: £22