micktx

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About micktx

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  • Birthday 11/10/1956

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Lytle, Texas
  • Interests
    Leather craft, Riding my Can Am Spyder, archery, fishing, play guitar, hunting.

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Belt Bags, Holsters, Moccasins, Purses
  • Interested in learning about
    Leather work as a whole.
  • How did you find leatherworker.net?
    Searching the Web.

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  1. How should I set stones in leather?

    So why did you ask if you already knew how to do it? Playing the game of Stump the Dummy huh. I see how you are ya little whipper snapper. You'll get yours. I've used glue and just the leather. Haven't had an issue either way. It looks like you need to cut the hole smaller by about 1/8 inch or so. Looks good.
  2. How should I set stones in leather?

    I use a leather piece and cut a hole in the leather smaller than the stone. Then sew the piece to your project. here's an example because I know I didn't explain this very well.
  3. PFAFF 1245-6/01-CLPMN8

    try this www.pfaff.com/SiteMedia/PFAFF/Products/.../pfaff_1245_1246-manual-EN.PDF I just googled Pfaff 1245 Mick
  4. That looks like it would do.
  5. D2G try wax paper. here in the U.S. there are some paper thin enough to see an image fairly good. just can't remember the name of it, sorry.
  6. Hair On Hide From NStarLeather

    Recieved a 10 pound box full of hair on hide pieces from Mike Barton of NStarLeather. Wow! Some very nice size pieces. For I got enough to make a good many projects. Love the assortment. Thanx Mike.
  7. I like that blue tote. Nice work Mike.
  8. Singer 196K205 age and maintenance

    Well that sucks. Wonder why there's not much info for the 196K205. Just thinking out loud.
  9. Singer 196K205 age and maintenance

    Try ISMACS.com under Research. There is a hyperlink for "Let Singer Date Your Machine." I looked around and from what I can gather it was made in Clydbank, Scotland. No more the that. Hope this helps.
  10. Thanx AJ. I think you will find experimenting with what others do and your ideas will result in fit and finish you want. Will be very interested to see what you come up with.
  11. Hey AJ. I use 5-7 ounce for my butt stock covers. Mostly made of remnants I have hanging around. Will be very interested in getting you pattern. Here's a sample of what I do.
  12. Cool Beaners! Hey, I just noticed, where are you at in Alaska? I spent 35 years up there before moving here to San Antonio, TX. 2 years in North Pole, 20 years in Anchorage, and 13 years in Wasilla.
  13. Nice collection you made. Question thought,.......what's the make and model of that yellow grip jobber?
  14. Well that's a nice howdy-do. I'm old, bald, fat, and can't see. Now can I have it?