Basic Leather Working


Leatherworking is a craft that lends itself to hard work and creativity. Learn how to perfect your leather working skills in this free video series.

Series Summary

Don't have a cow, just work some leather. Leather working, whether it is for work or just for fun, is an exciting craft that can be useful and beautiful. Leather can be used for things like tool belts, book covers, place mats, drink coasters, guitar straps, and belts. Leather is tough so it is very durable and with the proper tools can be manipulated into designs that last for a long time.

In this free video series, watch as Manda Claire teaches how to use different techniques and tools to manipulate and design leather goods. Learn how to angle, different approaches to leather, how to punch holes through leather, how to do lettering on leather straps, how to stain and paint leather, and how to polish leather. Leather crafts is a Southwestern art form that can be manifest in many different outlets and the experts at ExpertVillage want to help you explore those options.

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