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Bob Blea

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About Bob Blea

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    Leatherworker.net Regular
  • Birthday 06/21/1967

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    Fort Collins, CO
  • Interests
    Leatherworking, cooking, my kids.

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  • Leatherwork Specialty
    Floral Carving and notebooks.
  • Interested in learning about
    Case making, wallets and saddle making
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    web surfing

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  1. I use pre waxed polyester cord from Maine Thread. It's good quality and comes in many different colors and isn't very expensive. I think it's a good starting place for getting good at hand sewing.
  2. I like your painting, especially the highlights you added to the rose petals. It gives them more depth.
  3. I'd have to agree with Dwight. Those marks are probably from variations in the dye concentration on the sponge.
  4. Hello. It's possible there was some sort of surface coating or contamination that caused that. Do you use anything to clean the leather surface before dyeing?
  5. That feather looks great. It makes it a really nice wallet.
  6. @garyplI've got a Leatherwrangler round knife as well and wouldn't need anything else. Terry makes great knives and I've thought about purchasing something from him in the past but my Leatherwrangles one is always going to be my go to tool. I sure hope Terry can recover though and get back to production. He makes excellent knives!
  7. I think you did very well. The edges look great and the overall fit and finish looks very professional. I do see a couple of places the stitches look a little off but overall it looks very good.
  8. That bag really looks nice! Was the temple laser engraved? I love the tri-weave border.
  9. Great idea! Thanks for sharing @pete!
  10. Thank you @mikesc for posting this. It's great information with a lot of detail, and thank you for the work you are doing making masks.
  11. Thanks @eeroyale, that was the impression I got about it. I use Eco Flo now and I know how to get good results with it, but I would be interested in giving this new product a try. I think I'll need to order a bottle of it to try out.
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