Leatherwork

Leatherwork : A Manual of Techniques

By (author) Geoffrey West

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Leather is a strong and versatile material, which is highly suitable for handicrafts. Anyone can learn the techniques of leatherworking, and with some basic tools and a little patience can produce articles that are both aesthetically pleasing and practical. This book offers advice on selection of tools and different types of leather; step-by-step instruction on the techniques of cutting, bevelling, burnishing, hand-stitching, carving, stamping, and thronging; tips on how to avoid common pitfalls; and a range of interesting projects.

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 188 x 242 x 12mm | 458.14g
  • 30 Apr 2005
  • The Crowood Press Ltd
  • Ramsbury
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 120 b&w photos, line drawings
  • 1861267428
  • 9781861267429
  • 85,285

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Geoffrey West studied Art and Design at Brixton School of Building. He is a craftsman of many years' experience and was a craft teacher at Morley College specializing in leatherwork. Resident - Croydon, Surrey

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