howie696

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  1. howie696

    Marking my leather tools

    they hve it from 1/8" up I use the 6mm and the 8mm it shrinks to 33%
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    Marking my leather tools

    In Australia if you go to JAYCARS they sell heat shrink with a heat activated glue, they call it double skinned - {I think}, when you use it the glue melts and solves the problem of the tubing sliding off
  3. howie696

    Leathercraft Masterclass

    You can find all that on youtube for free
  4. howie696

    Edge kote

    I just burnish and dye, edge kote seems to crack off
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    Calf Skin in Australia (NSW)

    Have you tried Birdsall's they are in NSW
  6. howie696

    Safety Beveller (skirver)

    Yes they are a much better blade, then also fit the strap cutters, lace cutters etc
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    Safety Beveller (skirver)

    Use the shick injector blades they are much better But the best is something like this https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/257475163/angular-skiving-knife-vergez?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=skiving knife&ref=sr_gallery_2
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    Osborne lace cutter- a demonstration

    they look down right dangerous
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    Craftaid Patterns for sale

    I'll send you a PM
  10. howie696

    Hello from Wesern Australia

    message sent
  11. howie696

    Hello from Wesern Australia

    we have a facebook page, let me know if your interested https://www.facebook.com/groups/443761535763700/ cheers
  12. I think "Birdsall" have chrome tanned roo in differant colours
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    Craftaid Patterns for sale

    Would you post to Australia? depending on price I'll take them
  14. howie696

    Hello from Wesern Australia

    Hey Brian, why don't you join the Leathercrafters Ass of WA??
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    Craftool - How old for quality Tool?

    Buy in this order Craftool Co - No number Craftool Co - Number only Craftool Co - Letter and number Craftool Co USA - Letter and number Craftool USA - Letter and number Craftool - only if on super special very poor quality