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Cary Schwarz Leather Shop DVD
Fort Erie, Ontario

Two Disk Set Leather Shop Techniques

Disk One:
SHOP TOUR: Cary gives a full tour of his shop and equipment while sharing his thoughts on how a work area should be organized.

TOOLS: Cary discusses each of the tools he uses every day.He takes the time to describe why it's such an important tool,then demonstrates how to use it while pointing out some valuable little tips and tricks (this includes sharpening techniques for each of the edged tools)

Length 49 min.

Disk Two
Leather discussion: Not all areas of the cow hide produce the same quality and type of leather.In the film Cary shows what locations on a hide produce the best quality as well as what the other areas might be used for.He then describes the various types of tannage a piece of leather might have and what advantages each type has.

Hand Sewing: Tips for threading needles,positioning hands,and finding rhythm while hand sewing are discussed.Cary also compares and contrasts hand sewing to machine sewing, outlining the advantages of each and what makes them so different mechanically.

Finishing Techniques: Cary demonstrates the use of his preferred finishing products that help make his projects look and feeltop notch.This includes a segmant on his durable hot wax edge finishing technique.

Length 43 min.


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