Get Started in Leather Crafting
Discover leather crafting, an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime. Master leather artists show you all the basics of preparation, tools, stamping, tooling, carving, edge treatment, forming, moulding, embossing, coloring & finishing, stitching, lacing, braiding, and more. This book is beginner-friendly to help you get started, and a concise reference for experienced leather artists. Learn essential techniques with comprehensive presentations of the basics of leather preparation, how to use stamps, punches, cutters, & other tools, coloring, applying finishes, and assembly. Learn skills to make beautiful belts, wallets, purses, holsters, cases, jewelry, home accessories, and more.
Master leather artisans Tony and Kay Laier introduce you to the basics of leather preparation, and show you how to use stamps, punches, cutters, and other essential tools. They provide expert tips on edge finishing methods and take you step-by-step through a traditional floral carving project.
- Length: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
- Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)
- 48 Pages