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Leatherwork: A Manual of Techniques Geoffrey West

Leatherwork: A Manual of Techniques

Geoffrey West

Published
ISBN : 9781861267429
Paperback
160 pages
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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 andMoreLeather 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.