This is practical and hands-on course, you will learn how to make a (leather belt) using only traditional handcrafting techniques from vegetable tanned leather.
The workshop aims to cover:
-Becoming competent at using many of the leather worker’s hand tools.
-Gaining a thorough understanding of the qualities and sections of the leather.
-Maintenance and care of leather.
-Developing a professional edge finishing technique.
-Fitting and securing metal hardware.
-Maintenance of saddlery tools.
Running times: 3:00 Hrs
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
A Craft Kit with a set of tools, leather and fittings are sent to you in advance. The Tools are yours to keep after the workshop.
You will need a stable work surface.
This course is taught online
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Postage and packaging included
3 hours (11:00am to 2:00pm)