Leather Work Intensive I

Event Phone: 7733342248

This is a condensed version of Exploring Leather Work with 4 extra hours.  A total of 16 hours of class time, we cover the fundamentals as well as make several projects.  Skill sets include:

Leather Knowledge, types and weights,
Reading a side of leather—where to cut
Tool identification and proper usage
Cutting tools and techniques, changing blades, strap cutter
Gluing: prep, aligning edges, when glue is viable, removing glue.
Punching holes, punching slots; choosing the proper size, techniques
Setting rivets, matched and unmatched rivets, setters and direct setting
Buckles: choosing, installing, creating a ring buckle, keepers
Setting a snap
Setting eyelets
Trouble shooting rivets, eyelets and snaps
Installing collar buttons
Setting misc hardware

  • Saturday, January 18th, 2014 - Sunday, January 19th, 2014
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue:   Chicago School of Shoemaking & Leather Arts

Venue Phone: 773-242-7436

3717 N Ravenswood Ave #113, Chicago, Illinois, 60613, United States