Leatherwork: A Manual of Techniques

Leatherwork: A Manual of Techniques

by Geoffrey West
     
 

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Leather is a strong and versatile material, which is highly suitable for handicrafts. Anyone can learn the techniques of leatherworking, and with some basic tools and a little patience can produce articles that are both aesthetically pleasing and practical. This book offers advice on selection of tools and different types of leather; step-by-step instruction on the

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Leather is a strong and versatile material, which is highly suitable for handicrafts. Anyone can learn the techniques of leatherworking, and with some basic tools and a little patience can produce articles that are both aesthetically pleasing and practical. This book offers advice on selection of tools and different types of leather; step-by-step instruction on the techniques of cutting, bevelling, burnishing, hand-stitching, carving, stamping, and thronging; tips on how to avoid common pitfalls; and a range of interesting projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861267429
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
747,941
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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