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Makin' Leather (New Cover)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882908359
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Edition description: New
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Leather Basics
Leather Terms     9
Leather Splits     11
Types of Leather     12
Weights and Sizes of Leather     13
Measuring Leather for Patterns     14
Making Leather
Hides and Their Tannability     15
Skinning     16
Hanging by the Head     16
Skinning Large Animals     18
Skinning Small Animals     19
Tanning Tools and Hide Preparation     21
Primitive Tools     21
Modern Tools     25
Tanning Process     29
Primitive Tanning     29
Modern Tanning     36
Tanning the Hide     39
Making Rawhide
Rawhide Process     45
Plain Rawhide     45
Oiled Rawhide     46
Whitening and Softening Rawhide     46
Sizing and Varnishing Rawhide     46
Leather Working
Tools     47
Measuring and Cutting Tools     47
Hammers and Punches     48
Stitching Tools     49
Miscellaneous Tools     50
Miscellaneous Supplies     50
Hardware     51
Leather-WorkingTechniques     51
Cutting     51
Shaping Leather and Rawhide     52
Sewing and Stitches     53
Other Fasteners     54
Beadwork, Quillwork, Bells, and Fringe     55
Leather Makings
Clothing     63
Hats     75
Footwear     78
Baby Carriers     82
Water Carriers     88
Dishes     90
Bedding     90
Carry Bags     93
Sheaths     103
Covers     111
Rawhide     112
Furniture     117
Miscellaneous     119
Supply Sources     122
Index     123
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