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5 Tools Every Beginner Leather Craftsman Should Have

Leatherwork is a highly-rewarding hobby and craft that anybody can take up. You allow yourself to be creative, while making rugged items out of leather that will endure overtime. If you want to embark on a journey into the world of leatherwork, you are going to need some tools. Once you have these, there is no stopping you from creating things out of leather that you will be proud of. Below are the essential tools every beginner leather craftsman should have. Cutting Tool Since you will likely be buying a leather hide, you will need a good cutting tool made for cutting leather. This could take the form of a regular utility knife, rotary cutter, Xacto, round knife, a box...

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Cheap and Easy DIY Leather Projects

Leather is really enjoyable to work with, especially when it comes to cheap DIY projects. It's very empowering and satisfying to have something you made fashioned out of a beautiful leather hide. If you are interested in getting started on some DIY leather projects, here are a few great places to start. You will get to hone in on the skills you need to work on more advanced projects later on. Leather Tool Roll Every leather crafter needs a tool roll, so why not make one out of leather yourself? This is a simple DIY project that will involve using a sewing machine, if you want to take the fast route. However, if you want a more ¨handmade¨ look and...

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5 Summertime Leather Projects

Add a touch of sophistication to the changing season by upgrading your summer necessities with leather. Each of the DIY projects below are simple enough for a beginning leather craftsman, but can be customized for leather enthusiasts of all levels. From basic summer objects to indulgences in the finer things, this year step up your class with these custom-made leather products.   Beach Blanket Handle You work tirelessly and diligently, and now its time to reward yourself with a trip to the beach.  Laying out in the sun is one of the most classic and relaxing pastimes, and requires just a few things; sun, sand, you, and a blanket.  This season, portage your beach blanket in style with a leather...

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Leather, A Touch of Luxury For Your Home Décor

Our home spaces define our personalities. As such, we should define our home décor in a way that would make a statement about us, without compromising on the aesthetic value of the overall look. One of the best materials to include while defining your space at home is leather. 

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