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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 Sheridan, Tips? - last post by Bob Blea

Figure Carving

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

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A Couple Of Recent Toolings... - last post by FDRAKE44

Stamping

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

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Tandy X2860 Any Examples ? - last post by northmount

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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A nice blackened red effect. - last post by Rainothrok