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Make a vambrace / arm bracer

2 vambraces on the same theme

Duration: 4-5 hours

Price: £50

Book with: Frances Simpson
at The Amayzing Workshop

Unit 1, Riverpark
Bridge Street
Linwood, Paisley
Renfrewshire
PA3 3DW

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About the Course

This course will take you through some basic skills in leathercraft including design, leather preparation, simple tooling decoration, riveting and closures, staining and painting and finishing. We will make a single, lightweight vambrace or arm-bracer which may lace up or be done up with buckles.

For archers, the armbracer can be made with a double layer of leather on the inside of the arm for protection.

The course is suitable for beginners.

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What's included in the price?

Light refreshments (tea and coffee), leather and other materials, use of tools and equipment, tuition.



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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.


  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos

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