Leatherwork - A Practical Guide


By Chris Taylor
ISBN: 9781847971364
PUBLISHED: 2009
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 180 colour photographs and 20 line drawings

Leatherwork is a centuries-old craft which is as absorbing and enjoyable today as ever. This book introduces the basic tools and techniques needed before explaining more advanced ideas for designing and decorating leather. With an easy-to-follow text, step-by-step photographs and explanatory line drawings, this practical book describes how to use those techniques to make handmade items with a professional finish.

Topics covered: A guide to leather and the tools used for leatherworking Basic techniques including joining leather and plaiting Design and cutting patterns Decoration - curving, stamping and colouring Projects ranging from making boxes to a bridle Care and repair of leather

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