So I took the 10cubed challenge some time back. Minus the bed & my business – I fit everything I owned indoors into a 10 x 10 x 10′ space.
I’ve been cruising for a while for a quick way of doing my maker mark symbol. In case you are curious, the “Maker’s Mark” I am referring to is a way of letting everyone know that you or your company made a particular piece of product. They can get quite fancy for the metal smiths you […]
The things you learn…Strap with the green paste, 1200 grit diamond stone, 8000 grit diamond stone … soapy solvent as no oil on diamond stones… Updating: More generic uses … Reddit on some specific questions I asked – Link Seller of all styles of sharpening tools – Link Everything you need to know for […]
I started with round punches at tandy leather’s shop. Using their upsized needles. I call them that because there’s some characteristic in the making / measuring of american saddle needles that means the english version is thinner per measurement. You shave a whole .020103891 mm off the width of the needle in the English […]
From reddit‘s rareandsundry … I’ve found most people have their own ways of doing this and I’ve cobbled mine together from a lot of different sources and what works well for me and my process (many thanks to Harry Benz though). I do 5 coats using Vernis wax, beeswax, and paraffin wax. I also use […]
Link from Anchovie Paste I’m no master leatherworker, but I am a carpenter and wood carver. Whenever someone asks about cutting technique, the first bit of advice will always be “let the blade do the work” . The more you press, the more muscles in your wrist and forearm will twitch. It should be a gentle draw, […]
Hey guys, I’m writing mainly from the perspective of a beginner in most areas and what I found to be reasonable purchases. I split my time between braid for chokers, whips, etc & straps for my friends whom like recreational hobbies. I do a smattering of carving, saddles, repair stuff. Strap cutters Table top mounted […]