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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Holsters-Motorcycle stuff
  1. Wow Thank Y'all so much when I ran across this old thread I was wondering if anyone had any fresh ideas .. Gives me plenty to work with ..
  2. Spot Setter

    We have a little wonder and a Heritage foot press in our shop .. For setting a lot of spots the girls prefer the foot press ..
  3. I just ran across this .. Any updates with pictures ...
  4. Can you give us a few more details ? I am interested ..
  5. Fortuna leather splitting machine

    We have a couple of those Fortuna splitters in our shop,and also a couple of 3 phase clicker presses .. Check into a Powerflex 40 it runs are equipment just fine ..
  6. Installing a conch on gun holster.

    I would glue a piece oF leather or suede over the screwhead ..
  7. Slap or blackjack ..

    I did some research and was amazed at the history of these simple and early forms of self protection. They seem to vary in style and pretty much just what they had available at the time . I see where Smith and Wesson made them for a time ..
  8. Jack Sap

    Great thread does anyone have any updates on their projects ..
  9. Does anyone have any info about a slap or blackjack as they were called back in the day? They were a type of weapon that would get your attention pretty quickly from what I understand . They would have a steel plate or steel shot in the end and sometimes have a coil spring for a handle all wrapped in leather .. Thank you Itch ..
  10. Snap Setting Issues

    In our shop we use a heritage foot press and the weaver little wonder,they both work well ..
  11. Washers for Semi-Tubular Rivet

    Check out N & A Harness shop Millersburg Ohio 330-893-1024
  12. Self Centering Belt Punch - $350

    You would need to contact Dan as I do not remember what we payed for the machines ..
  13. We have an early Fortuna from the 1950s and we could not work in our shop without it. It allows us to purchase 12 -14 oz leather what we usually use for the bulk of our products.. We then are able to thin everything else as we need.. I recently purchased another Fortuna UA band splitter from Ebay but it sadly arrived in pieces
  14. Self Centering Belt Punch - $350

    This is all that I am familiar with ..
  15. Self Centering Belt Punch - $350

    I bought the machines that I have from him about 4 years ago can't remember what I paid.. The self centering punch and the embossing roller are both rock solid machines..