Last week I wrote about mise en place and workspaces. Many of you emailed back some amazing workspace photos. Here are a few of the highlights: Alan P. Andy F. Chris S. Metallicsunburst Benzethonium Balsamountain Asdem Everyone works differently and has different styles. When looking at someone’s space, it’s a peek into how […]
Note: Tanners trim the side and cut some of the fleshy leg pockets out, but some may remain. The dotted line indicates the area that may need to be trimmed, depending on the side. The Bend Thickest and firmest part of hide – at full thickness, it is 2-4 ounces thicker than rest of hide. Best used where minimum stretch,
Leather Tool Roll: Hi! Lately I have been trying my skills at leather working. Because of that I have been buying (and making) more and more tools and that was a great reason for me to make a leather tool roll. Since it doesn't require a lot of tools, it is easy to ma…
A thoughtful guide to buying leatherworking tools, some mistakes to avoid, and a comprehensive list of everything you need to get started. Leather working can be an intimidating hobby to step into, but this guide was put together to help you get started the right way.