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Tooling, Stamping & Carving Leather

Figure carving, floral and western style (traditional), stamping geometrics, basketweave, 3-D stamps and alphabets and numbers. Learn to case your leather (dampen it) and decorate it in the style you choose.

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Floral and Sheridan Carving

Sometimes called "Sheridan", or Traditional Western Style, it is the familiar scrolls, western roses and leaves brought to North America by the Spanish and used in California, Arizona, Porters etc

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First Attempt At Carving...... - last post by oldhat

Figure Carving

Any scene can be represented on leather. Figure carving can be embossed or not.

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Fly Fishing For Trout - last post by Oldtoolsniper

Stamping

Geometric tools, basketweave, 3D stamps and alphabet and number sets. Learn to make patterns to suit your style.

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Can You Stamp Leather With... - last post by veedub3

Dyes, Antiques, Stains, Glues, Waxes, Finishes and Conditioners.

The chemical department. Coloring and accenting your work, protecting it from the elements and ravages of time, care and maintainance of leather, and preservation and restoration of old leather.

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Final Finish On Coasters - last post by chapelstone