Get Started In Leather Crafting: Step-By-Step Techniques And Tips For Crafting Success (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Projects, Basics Of Leather Preparation, Tools, Stamps, Embossing, & More

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Get Started In Leather Crafting: Step-By-Step Techniques And Tips For Crafting Success (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Projects, Basics Of Leather Preparation, Tools, Stamps, Embossing, & More

Get Started In Leather Crafting: Step-By-Step Techniques And Tips For Crafting Success (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Projects, Basics Of Leather Preparation, Tools, Stamps, Embossing, & More

Discover leather crafting, an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime!Must-have guide for working with leatherBeginner-friendly to help you get started, and a concise reference for experienced leather artistsLearn essential techniques with comprehensive presentations of the basics of leather preparation, how to use stamps, punches, cutters, & other tools, coloring, applying finishes, and assemblyLearn skills & tips from crafting experts from forming, moulding, & embossing to creative stitching, lacing, & braidingStep-by-step with color photos, including a traditional floral carving projectHistoric, classic, creative, and fun, leather crafting is a craft for all ages! Whether you are just a beginner looking to get started, or an experienced leather artist in need of a concise reference, Get Started in Leathercrafting is your guide to an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime.Master leather artisans Tony and Kay Laier introduce you to the basics of leather preparation, and show you how to use stamps, punches, cutters, and other essential tools. They provide expert tips on edge finishing methods, and take you step-by-step through a traditional floral carving project.From forming, moulding, and embossing leather to creative stitching, lacing, and braiding, this book will teach you the skills you'll need to make beautiful belts, wallets, purses, holsters, cases, jewelry, home accessories, and more. Get started leather crafting with confidence!ReviewThere are projects to interest many different creative souls. --Carol Heppner, Leading Creative PathwaysFrom the Back CoverDISCOVER A TIMELESS CRAFTFrom rugged to refined, the timeless beauty of handcrafted leather has endured through the ages. Whether you are just a beginner looking to get started, or an experienced artisan in need of a concise reference, Get Started in Leather Crafting is your guide to an enjoyable craft that lasts a lifetime.Master artisans Tony and Kay Laier introduce you to the basics of the craft: through pattern and leather preparation, how to use leather-working tools, including punches, cutters, and other essential tools, through coloring, applying finishes, and final assembly. They provide expert tips and step-by-step instructions on tooling techniques for carving with a swivel knife and the use of stamping tools. With tips on forming, molding, and embossing, to stitching, lacing, and braiding, this book will teach you many of the skills you will need to start leather crafting with confidence.Learn how to prepare leather for successful tooling.Personalize projects with attractive stamping patterns.Get a professional look with edge-finishing techniques.Use punches to create amazing designs, borders, and accents.Shape leather by forming, molding, and embossing.Embellish your work with decorative stitching, lacing, and braiding.About the AuthorTony Laier has over 40 years experience in the leather industry as an award-winning leather artist, designer, writer, and teacher. Currently Director of Research and Development for Silver Creek Leather Company, Tony is also the master tooler for Steel Strike Leather Products, Inc., a high-end leather furniture company in Buena Vista, Colorado.Kay Laier is an instructional writer with more than 40 years experience in the leather arts. Kay is also a multi-media and computer artist, with a BFA from Texas Tech University.

Specification of Get Started In Leather Crafting: Step-By-Step Techniques And Tips For Crafting Success (Design Originals) Beginner-Friendly Projects, Basics Of Leather Preparation, Tools, Stamps, Embossing, & More

GENERAL
AuthorTony Laier|Kay Laier
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionFirst
ISBN-101497203465
ISBN-1397812
PublisherDesign Originals
Publication Year11-08-2017
DIMENSIONS
Height8.5 inch.
Length0.25 inch.
Width11 inch.
Weight0.4 pounds.

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