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Norton Custom Leather

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About Norton Custom Leather

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  • Birthday 12/06/1970

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    I like the challenge in making custom leather products that can't be found in any store.
    Meeting with other leather crafters to expand both our skills.
    Only product I will not do is boots. There are enough quality boot makers already.

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    Custom Anything
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    Anything leather I haven't learned yet
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  1. know this is late..... i dont get on much your thread should only take up approximately 40% of the needle hole. Starlight have real nice match up charts you can look at
  2. go to sail rite they are big thread/needle suppliers
  3. depending on what im doing: SLC or Alligator-Ostrich market
  4. call springfield leather or to their web site. on the web site you can goto education, then ask the pros. between all of them they will have the knowledge to explain how to do it
  5. there are a few things that could cause this. 1. the needle is bent. 2. the wrong needle has been put in 3. i believe this to be your issue, it sounds like the machine is out of time. like a car the parts of your machine have to work together. When they don't your machine will not move or in your case the needle hits.
  6. sounds like it would work, tho you may try the leather/rubber cement bond that is used for glueing leather. you would probably have a better response as you will be around a moisture rich environment
  7. Samantha ... If you havent started DONT. I have restored many projects & if you go the the 50 50 you are about to destroy the work. email me & I can help you NortonCustomLeather@gmail.com
  8. Rannoch you may be able to fill the holes depending on the final color of the leather. Black yes, show brown yes
  9. Nettie you can redo the wiring and run it to test. In normal use if the machine has an oil sump you will have to use oil. It should have an oil sump under it. There is designated sewing machine oil. You can not use any other oil. Transporting... you should have a removal plug for draining the oil when changed. So you would have to remove & fill upon setup. You should be able to get a manual from singer. If not you can email me & I may be able to get one. Brad NortonCustomLeather@gmail.com
  10. if any of the material is metal you could get a gold plater. it also plates in other colors. i have one im selling, like it i just dont use it. for leather i wouldn't recommend any foil. it doesn't flex enough & will not with stand the use
  11. this is a couch i redone. i may be able to get you the right info or help. feel free to email Brad. NortonCustomLeather@gmail.com
  12. im in TN & might be able to help guide you thru the process if your interested feel free to contact me NortonCustomLeather@gmail.com
  13. Bee did u find an answer that satisfied your cleaning need? i may be able to help if not. iv done major repairs on leather furniture & other items
  14. Goat will make a nice liner. I question why so thick on your holsters? If I do a heavy holster it is normally for a Desert Eagle style gun. Most of my holsters are designed out if 5/6 lined or not. My holsters are also designed so only the wearer can remove the gun. All are done with no retention straps or snaps.
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