This early collection on leather craft includes articles that would be both expensive and hard to find. It contains easy to follow instructions on making leather belts, and is accompanied by photographs and illustrations of the designs and techniques involved. This is a fascinating work and highly recommended for anyone interested in learning the art of leather craft. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
This book will teach you how to make a high-quality natural leather belt, create your own design and adjust the procedure to your final vision. You will learn to be well versed in the different types of leather and pick the best one for your DIY leather belt. We will also provide plenty of advice and tips on working with leather. It is not a full history of leathercraft or a leatherworking literature with endless supply of information that we endeavor to share with you. But an easy step by step guide with secrets, such as the technique for burnishing leather edges and creating a natural leather patina, which will come in handy to a hobbyist as well as a professional leathercrafter.
This vintage handbook offers insights into the fundamental practice of leathercraft, with a special focus on the leather belt. This early collection on leather craft includes articles that would be both expensive and hard to find. It contains easy to follow instructions on making leather belts, and of the designs and techniques involved. Contents include: Leather Crafting - Belts - Fundamentals of Leathercraft - How to Make Braided and Link Belts - Link Belt. Extensively illustrated with photographs and instructional diagrams, it is suited to the leatherwork novice and enthusiast alike, with many details still of practical use today. We are republishing this rare work in a high quality, modern and affordable edition, featuring reproductions of the original artwork and a newly written introduction.