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  1. Exactly what I was looking at
  2. I have recently deiscovered that there is a club who provide access to a laser cuter and CNC machine right down the street from me. I'm in the need of making my own makers mark stamp and was wondering do you think an acrylic stamp laser cut would handle the pressure of being pressed into leather?
  3. Funny you should say that was just looking at pasta machines
  4. Has anyone used roller pins that have been engraved to create patterns?
  5. Thanks for the reply, I'm looking to just crest simple belt style collars nothing fancy no tooling or stamping. We are going to be using solid brass hardware however looking at which rivets would be suitable ATM. What reasons would you use bridal over veg tan?
  6. Anyone know where I can order continuous pattern rollers from? Ideally from the Uk
  7. Hey guys I'm working on my first big project where I'm looking to make around 50-100 dog collars. I'm planning on doing 3/4 colours and 4 different sizes. I'm already designing the template for each and thinking about making a jig that will hold each strap to ensure that holes are punched quickly and accurately. I have a few questions however ; 1. Do you think 3.5mm shoulder would be ok? 2. What dyes do you think I should use? I like more muted colours and have experience at oil dyes. However would these leak or have bad affect on dogs? 3. Who finish to weather seal it? Bees wax? (I have blocks of this) Acrylic Resolene? Or anything else that wouldn't harm a dog. thanks for your help
  8. Sorry just watched video again and caught what he is using.
  9. Hi guys I'm new to leather craft however have made a few projects already. Currently I'm working on a new watch strap for my Apple Watch. I want to design the strap to have a top and bottom layer all stuck to some 1mm veg tan. I have already purchased some soft napa that I will use for the base (lining) layer. I'm however stuck what to use as a top layer. To be honest I'm not sure what to look for? And where to look. What is think patterened leather callled? Skin? Where would I find said leather? This video shows the process I am following.
  10. Thanks I guess it's trial and error untill you get the perfect fit, may end up with a few sleeves while experimenting. so the formulare would be stitch bleed + leather thickness + 1/2 item thickness (each side) + item with/length = cut size is this correct?
  11. Hey guys I'm relatively new to leatherwork and pattern making. However I'm trying to create a personal gift for a relative. The item is a iPad sleeve that allows them to carry both their iPad and their Bellini keyboard cover. I have designed the case by measuring the width / length and thickness of both iPad and keyboard and them drawn a shap that is equal to this plus the half of the thickness on each side. I have factored in about 3mm for a sewing edge also. i have cut his in paper but nervous it's not going to work on learher. My question is have I measured this correctly?