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Old 03-21-2019, 03:57 PM   #1
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Leather work, Who does it?
Looking for some tips tricks and timesaver ideas.

Back in the 80s I used to do leather belts for bike week, so thought Id get back into it and bought a few tools and some scrap leather, I always had a few different tools to fix my leather pouches , But now looking to do more creative and fun stuff!
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What type of hammer and wight for stamping, how wet do you get your leather and how long do you wait, The background tool?
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I don't do any stamping yet and let the leather place I go to any initials I need.

He gets the leather pretty moist...both sides and re-moistens and he goes.

For using a punch, I use a dead-blow mallet. I've tried the lighter ones but they just don't have the oooompf.

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Here are a few of my tools
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I've got a Speedy Stitcher bit don't use for leather work.

Everything I've done so far has been the saddle stitch.

I made this...a stitching pony, and it made life a lot easier.

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Gotta brag on brother Robie. Made these war bags for my a very good friends boys to go along with some hand made knifes I gave them.

Absolutely bad ass. You can see the attention to detail from everything to the cut on the antlers, the stitching and was ect...

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