Leathercraft: Projects with Illustrated Step-by-Step Instructions

Leathercraft: Projects with Illustrated Step-by-Step Instructions
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Originally published in 1961, this book on leathercraft will acquaint you with the tools, terms, and procedures of carving and stamping leather. Pictorial step-by-step procedures will guide you to completion of useful and attractive projects. By comparing each step of your work with the work shown in the photos, surprising results may be obtained.

Leathercraft will help you develop safe work habits; it will assist you in designing and creating your own projects. The book provides, too, information on the importance of leather in our everyday lives.

Contents Covered:

  • Unit 1 - Starting in Leathercraft
    • Introduction
    • Project Analysis
    • Leather Classification
    • Tool Identification
    • Finishes
    • Safety Practices
    • Unit 1 Projects
  • Unit 2 - Leather Preparation, Tanning
    • Ancient and Modern Tanning Methods
    • Animal Pelts Used for Leather
    • Unit 2 Projects
  • Unit 3 - Finishing, Measuring, Grading Leather
    • Finishing and Grading Leather
    • How Leather Differs from Other Materials
    • How Leather Is Sold
    • Using Swivel Knife
    • Unit 3 Projects
  • Unit 4 - Stamping, Carving, Decorating Leather
    • Stamps to Use in Beautifying Carved Designs
    • Using Gussets
    • Ornamenting Leather Designs with Filigree
    • Unit 4 Projects
  • Unit 5 - Tool Sharpening and Maintenance
    • How to Sharpen Scissors, Shears, Knives, Chisels
    • Modeling Tools
    • Revolving Spring Punches
    • Tool and Material Storage
  • Index
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 98
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 48.9 MB
Product Code LEAK6UVX88
Condition New

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