This is a discussion on Leather Art within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; As some of you may know, I do a variety of leather craft items in addition to the holsters. I've recently taken classes on how ...
August 29th, 2005 02:30 PM
As some of you may know, I do a variety of leather craft items in addition to the holsters. I've recently taken classes on how to do my own matting/framing. My hope is to put together pictures that are tooled onto the leather and then do the matting/framing all in one shop. Here's my first attempt at such an endeavor:
August 29th, 2005 02:30 PM
August 29th, 2005 03:24 PM
Again Kevin - salute!!! I do think this type of work should be emminently saleable.
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August 29th, 2005 03:44 PM
Two Thumbs Up!
Love to see people working in leather & doing tooling and pictorial carving.
One of my great loves in life is working in leather.
I've not done much in quite a while though.
I REALLY need to make one or two more sheaths for myself...& I'm looking forward to doing them...just as soon as I can dig up some free time.
Looks like you're doing a pretty nice job with your frames already.
August 29th, 2005 04:28 PM
EOD - Initial success or total failure
August 29th, 2005 04:36 PM
August 29th, 2005 05:36 PM
looks pretty good i like it
August 29th, 2005 09:04 PM
August 29th, 2005 10:46 PM
The only thing wrong with it is it isn't hanging in my house ;)
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August 30th, 2005 04:16 AM
Very nice, I've always liked the rustic look.
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August 30th, 2005 06:26 AM
Thanks for the kind words, folks.
I've always enjoyed doing the leathercraft, in whatever form/fashion. Doing it this way gives me the opportunity to do something aside from the holsters, and I can do it at a little bit more leisurely pace.
I've picked up some other "designs" to try my hand at. I hope to do about one a month. I'll post pics along the way.
August 30th, 2005 12:06 PM
Great looking leather tooling and framing. Damn I wish I was creative....
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