Curves for cutting cover parts for Yashica FX3

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  1. romunas

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    I owned my Yashica FX 3 with damaged leather and i'd like to replace it with a fur or coarse texture or burlap (yes, i know it seems like a stupid idea :smile:
    Does anybody have files with curves for cutting parts for camera leather details?
     
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    Thanks. I know this site. But they do parts only from leather.
     
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    I saw a K1000 that had been recovered in burlap. Looked OK after it was done. After a few weeks of use it was unraveling and covered with greasy filth.

    I can't see fur doing much better. At least fur will shed dirt and oil. But it is prone to felting - I don't know a camera covered in short dreadlocks would be a pleasant thing to use.

    But then...
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/esthet/22346087/lightbox/
     
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    I think cutting with a hot knife can help from unraveling :smile: I want to make it more for fun than for permanent use :smile:
    Fur can be very useful while shooting in winter :smile: I have an experience of filming in cold weather with temperature about -30 C. I got my nose frozen to my camera :smile: :smile: :smile: