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  1. Leather mug tankard

    Hand tooled custom leather mugs and tankards
  2. Swingarm bag.

  3. Leather Roses Wanted

    I know a guy that makes beautiful leather roses. I will make sure he sees this. Maybe he will be interested.
  4. From Sketch To Leather - Harley

    Nice Job Raven!
  5. Mcmillen Hamley Daisy Stamps Wanted

    There is a Facebook group called "Leather Tools For Sale" and a man named Wade Saddlemaker just listed a 3 piece set of stamps he called Hamley Desert Rose. Not sure if that's what you are looking for or not. The one is a 5 petal flower. Way out of my price range lol.
  6. Merry Christmas everyone!

  7. Here is a link to his FB page. I think he might have even come out with another set of patterns since this one if I remember correctly. And this woman has some AMAZING things she makes for cosplay. I don't see why any of this couldn't be made with leather. She has books for sale and tutorials as well.
  8. Giving It Up And Selling Out

    Ray, if I lived closer I'd be there to have coffee with you! My prayers are with you.
  9. Leather butterfly top

    Handmade leather butterfly top with matching hip bag/ shoulder purse.
  10. Tiger

    Really nice!
  11. Coasters With Horseshoes

    Tandy has a paperweight tutorial made from them. I know it's not the same, but you can get ideas from the video maybe on stitching and such.
  12. The markings look like they were done by a swivel knife to me. If you are looking for a nice natural wood grain pattern on your leather I'd use real wood. I have a few nice pieces of cedar wood that have amazing markings on it. I just case my leather and clamp it down on the cedar wood for a while to get a nice natural wood grain pattern.
  13. Stirrup purse pattern

    I am pretty sure you can get the pattern in Tandy's Leather Library if you aren't having luck with the above listed ways. I know it was there a couple years ago.
  14. Dog Collars, Finishing Edges.

    Ah! Cool, thanks Bob!
  15. Dog Collars, Finishing Edges.

    I just use a chunk of beeswax and rub it straight on the edges. I then use a piece of canvas to slick it a bit better. Finally I use my edge slicker for the final touch up. Paraffin wax is a little harder than beeswax and is a bit cheaper. I have used that blend as well. I don't know the real reason people blend it, but as an ex candle maker I would assume the beeswax/paraffin mixture seeps in nicely and then hardens as well because paraffin is solid when set.