Kermode Custom Leather

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  1. Kermode Custom Leather

    WTB Clicker Press

    Looking for a clicker press. I'm interested in those weaver 4 ton ones as well. I'm based in Edmonton, Alberta but I'll be driving through from California back here again for the second time this month, so anyone along that route I could pick up lol. Thanks!
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    Weaver Mighty Wonder 4 Ton Clicker and Press

    Definitely interested, pm sent
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    Help choosing first machine

    Again thanks everyone! I've been looking into all these options
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    Help choosing first machine

    Thanks a ton for the replies, guys! I hadn't considered the hole size vs thread size from the machine with that type of stitch. Good to know!
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    Help choosing first machine

    Oh, my budget for this one would be 1000 to around 2000, but if it'd be better to just get one machine I can save up. Budget is relatively flexible, I really want to get the perfect machine(s) for what I make, so I can save if needed lol. As long as it's doesn't get too crazy expensive
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    Help choosing first machine

    Hi everyone, I was hoping to get some advice on my first machine. I've been at this for the past 2 years and I can no longer keep up with all the hand stitching lol. So I'm looking to get a couple sewing machines for different work, but just starting with the one for now Because I can't really afford two at the moment. I figured I'd start with something for my light to medium stuff like bags/purses/wallets etc and then later on get one of the 441 style ones for the heavy stuff. I make a wide range of things and with wallets and saddlebags, belts, book covers etc I use veg tanned 4-5oz - 7-9oz with a lot of tooling. For purses and clutches etc it's usually 4-5oz chrome tanned and Kodiak type stuff. So at most it'd be about 3 layers of those. I Was told the 441 type machines have more trouble with the smaller things looking really clean, so I figured I'd get one for the smaller stuff like the purses and bags, and then eventually get the big one for the rest. But again, I don't know anything about sewing machines lol. Should I just save up and get the big machine? Right now I'm hand stitching everything with the braided chord from tandy and i like the look of that thick thread. I was looking at a couple so far: The techsew 2700, 2750 The titan 650 Oh, I'm in Alberta too if that makes a difference. Sorry for the long post, just trying to give as much info as possible lol. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks, Nathan.