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Leather carving course

Leather carving course

Duration: One day

Price: £140

Book with: Slim Ross
at Ross Leather and Wood

26 Liberty Road
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S6 5PT

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About the Course

This full day leather carving course for beginners and improvers will give you the key skills necessary to create your own carving from the beginning.

Leather carving or tooling is an ancient skill that has been passed down through the ages. You can learn to make beautiful and useful leather items with exquisite and original carvings. Wonderful for yourself, gifts or even starting your own business!

Our 1-day workshop will lead you through all the stages of this lovely craft, from what leather to buy, through carving, tooling and colouring to finishing.

You will have a choice of items to make from a picture in rustic wooden frame, hair barrette, wrist band or business card holder and will ~

- get to try all the tools you need
- be taught their function and adaptability
- learn how to prepare the leather
- find out how to transfer the pattern
- carve and tool your design
- apply colours and finishes
- how to care for your tools

There is also the option of buying your own starter kit with everything you need to practice your new found skill.

Private lessons also available, please contact us for details.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials
Refreshments on tap all day
A good, home cooked lunch.



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Course Start Dates

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Sunday 27th October 2019
Sunday 17th November 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Weekends

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They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.