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Leatherworkers

For those who work with leather, whether it be small projects, saddle making or anything in between.

Members: 130
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Leatherworking for thirty years and still learning

Started by Tim Hardy. Last reply by Tim Hardy Mar 8, 2014. 4 Replies

Great to see such a diverse and interesting bunch of like minded folk here and I shall enjoying swapping notes and ideas now I've found this forum - been at it for thirty years now and still learning…Continue

Starting out working with leather

Started by Liam. Last reply by Liam Jun 17, 2013. 5 Replies

Hello everyone,I've been thinking for quite a while about starting a new hobby and I've finally landed on working with leather for a number of reasons. The main reason is I want a hobby where I am…Continue

Found some sporran pattern

Started by Damien Guerrero (Kicking Bear). Last reply by Damien Guerrero (Kicking Bear) Jun 8, 2013. 4 Replies

For all you guys of Celtic heritage or just like Celtic culture here are 3 sporran patterns  Modern Style Sporran Pattern…Continue

Tags: or, just, like, culture, heritage

The sort of things I've made this winter (as a new hobbyist)

Started by Luke. Last reply by Chris Flores Feb 23, 2013. 8 Replies

Here's a sample of some stuff I've made this winter.Key loops  (the belt is from Hollows Leather.. I didn't make it.)…Continue

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Comment by Jens Rasmussen on February 23, 2013 at 12:30pm
Comment by Jeremy Milligan on July 24, 2012 at 8:28am

I bought a beginner leather kit (Tandy EZ-Do version) at the local hobby store over the weekend and was hooked right from the start!  I spent about 10 hours stamping/staining/stitching everything and I'm quite proud of my creations.  I saw that the next higher quality kit was on sale this month at Tandy, and I've already placed my order.  Looking forward to trying my hand at carving!

Comment by Philip Mayberry on June 6, 2012 at 5:48pm
I am a leather worker for the 3rd U.S. Info. Regiment (t
THE OLD GUARD). We hand make all the horse tack that's used for the Full Honor Funerals in Arlington National Cemetery. All of our tack we make is based out of the 1916 field artillery quartermaster drawings. We also work on some western tack that we have for trail rides...etc. we use the 1904 & the 1928 mcclellen sadles.
Comment by Christopher j. Brown on June 4, 2012 at 4:33pm

Take great pleasure in working with leather and stitching by hand. Yes there is non-uniform presentation to the process & the shredding of thy fingers, but yet pride becomes at the end of project.

Comment by SteveO on March 2, 2012 at 1:10pm

I have posted a variety of the leather items I have been learning on for the past year, just to keep the conversation going.

I am looking forward to earning some cash to buy a Leather Sewing machine, it would greatly increase my productivity.

The hand stitching is the most time consuming and frustrating part for me. From the hole punching, to the double needle work, it wrecks my hands, takes a ton of time and totally blows!

 

http://community.artofmanliness.com/photo/albums/leather-work

 Steve

Comment by james m on July 22, 2011 at 2:49am

Here's a couple of draw string bags i made for a friend

 

Comment by Patrick Ng on January 27, 2011 at 1:26am

Here's a leather notebook giveaway by Scription.

Which Traveler's Notebook Box You Like Better? (Giveaway Below!)

Comment by Damien Guerrero (Kicking Bear) on December 4, 2010 at 4:12pm
Just started leather working maid a coaster and learning how to tool with scrap pieces of leather can’t wait to get better.
Comment by Greg Binns on October 12, 2010 at 1:34pm
Thank you! I git the idea from a newsletter I read and I modified it to fit the application.
Comment by Ronald Gray on October 9, 2010 at 3:11pm
Very nice, I like your Thor's hammer design!
 

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Will replied to Matt T's discussion Misleading Headlines and Worthless Journalism in the group The Great Debate
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Nathan DeParis replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion Actuators in Control Theory
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Tim commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
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Nathan DeParis replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion Actuators in Control Theory
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Jay D replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion Actuators in Control Theory
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Nathan DeParis replied to Nathan DeParis's discussion Actuators in Control Theory
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