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    central Ok
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    gardening,draft horses

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    some harness repair
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  1. splitter blade sharpening

    Thanks for the information Webicons.After 40 years as a diesel machanic feeler I have plenty of.Does yours split clean after putting new blade? Jack
  2. splitter blade sharpening

    Thanks everyone for your input.I could not find anyone in Oklahoma that could sharpen the blade.I decided to try to sharpen the blade myself.The blade had a small nick in corner and looked like someone had used a file on it.I have DMT plates,x course.course,fine,x fine and hard ark stones.I figure if I messed it up I havn't lost much.So I sharpened the blade.It has taken a couple hours but,the edge is coming back nicely.About 95% of file marks are gone. I'll be putting the blade back in splitter this weekend.I'll let everyone know how it works out,Jack
  3. splitter blade sharpening

    I need to get a american 6" splitter blade sharpened. Anyone recommend a good place? Anyone recommend some 0ne.Thanks Jack
  4. Paul Long Sheathmaker Tutorial

    Rossr, I bought all of Pauls DVDs.One of the best things I spent money on.I highly recommend them.I am one of those people who have to watch someone do something a few times then screw it up a few times before I get.
  5. Hair on Upholstery Scrap $2 per pound

    Mike,just got leather.Far better than I expected.I might have to buy more.How much more do you have?Thanks for all your help,Jack
  6. Hair on Upholstery Scrap $2 per pound

    Mike,I would like to buy 25 lbs of the hair on leather.I would like mostly brindle,a few solid colors would be ok.I'll be using it for purses,messinger bags and accent pieces.My zip code is 74881.If you can get shipping cost (sent it th Hendrixe cheapest way) and cost of leather,I"ll get money to you.Thanks for your help,Jack
  7. all tools

    What books have you got? Thanks,Jack
  8. work boots

    Has anyone bought and used K E Hockenberrys boot making books? Are they worth the money? I am wanting to make lace up work boots. Looking for a place to start. Thanks for any and all help,Jack
  9. Anyone know where I can buy a ruger 22/45 lite blue gun.I checked several different websites with no luck.Thanks for any and all help.Jack
  10. singer 331K4

    Thanks for the replys to my question about the machine.Think I'll keep saving my pennies and buy a new machine,that way I'll know what I'm getting.Thanks again,Jack
  11. singer 331K4

    Looking to buy 1st sewing machine.Found a singer 331K4 for $450.00.Will this machine sew 2-6oz veg tan.This is new ground for me so any and all help is needed.Also if anyone owns one of these machines what rating would you give it?Thanks,Jack
  12. Doodle pages for sale

    are these still for sale?
  13. strap punch

    Has anyone bought BDC strap end punchs from Leather Unlimited?Website says there are made in USA.Been needing to buy a set.Don't want to throw money away.Thanks for any infor,Jack
  14. singer 211G155

    Thanks for your help.Found out machine had sat 9 years w/o being used.The price was $1500.00,decided I didn't need it that bad.
  15. singer 211G155

    I have the chance to buy a singer 211G155. This would be my 1st machine.I will be sewing wallets,vests,bags,5/6 oz leather at most.Need to know if this machine will handle this.What is fair value for this machine? Thanks for any help you can give.This is such a great site,it's amazing the amount of knowledge here.