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9.45

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Based on 2429 customer reviews.

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  • The Repair Shop is a professional repair and restoration shop that specializes in repairing furniture
  • In addition to repairs, we also offer refinishing services for our customers
  • We use only the finest restorative materials on all of our projects
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  • Quality work with attention to detail
  • Reasonable prices
  • Repairs done quickly

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    • A disappointing soul-less read
9.05

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Based on 473 customer reviews.

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  • - Learn how to tan deer hides using brains, soap, or eggs
  • - Covers the entire process of tanning, from selecting skins to preserving the finished product
  • - Step-by-step photos and illustrations make it easy to follow
  • - Author is a lifelong outdoorsman with over 30 years of experience in tanning deer hides

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    • Not as thorough as i had Liked
8.65

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Based on 3037 customer reviews.

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9.6

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  • If you know how to use a needle and thread, then this book is for you
  • The best way to save money and stay creative in these difficult economic times
  • Provides the basics of leather crafting so that even those who are new can start off with a strong skill set.

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    • Disappointing
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Leather braiding;
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Based on 540 customer reviews.

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  • - You'll have a professional looking product that will stand out from the competition.
  • - Our leather braiding is very durable and will last for years.
  • - You'll be able to choose from a variety of colors and styles to customize your product.
  • - Our leather braiding is 100% handmade, ensuring the highest quality possible.

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    • Disappointing
8.50

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Based on 275 customer reviews.

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  • No need for a special needle
  • Instructions that are easy to follow and understand
  • Tutorials for different wirework techniques available to view on our website
  • Make your own jewelry in any style, from chic everyday wear to elaborate pieces of art

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    • Okay
8.45

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Based on 363 customer reviews.

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  • Contains helpful tips and breakdowns on some of the new requirements
  • Create props/costume armor for any type of production
  • Features over a hundred templates to choose from or start with your own design
  • Instructions are well-illustrated and easy to follow

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    • I would have liked it better if they'd had all that content in ...
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  • Save time by enabling AI to write high converting copy/content
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  • Increase ROI on your ad campaigns
  • Write more content in hours than you have in months

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8.15

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Based on 540 customer reviews.

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7.33
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9.6

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  • This book features two different ways of braiding leather and a twelve step introduction to the art of braiding
  • Written by an experienced expert in the field, this book also provides helpful tips on how to use every braid imaginable with mastery
  • The author, John Campbell Smith has been designing saddles for over 40 years and is considered one of America's master saddlemakers. He was honored with numerous awards such as Ford Motor Company's Design Excellence Award; being inducted into the Cowboy Artists Hall of Fame; his work in design judged at Pasadena Showmanship Invitationals where he won four championships; and he was selected as "One-of-a-Kind" designer so many times that it became his trademark

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8.10

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MySweetGenevieve.com Rating
Based on 235 customer reviews.

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9.8

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  • - Learn leather braiding from a professional
  • - Comprehensive guide with over 200 pages of information
  • - Step by step instructions with accompanying photos
  • - Start creating beautiful pieces of leatherwork today

  • Top Negative Reviews

    • Its got lots of braiding
8.00

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MySweetGenevieve.com Rating
Based on 198 customer reviews.

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7.33
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9.8

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  • -Learn how to make a whip from scratch
  • -Understand the different types of whips and their purposes
  • -Make a whip that is perfectly suited to your needs
  • -Finish with a flourish: learn tricks and techniques to really show off your new whip

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Leather crafting is a popular hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s a great way to express your creative side, and the results can be truly stunning. If you’re new to the world of leather crafting, or if you’re looking for some fresh ideas and inspiration, then this book is for you.

In our leathercrafting books collection, you’ll find step-by-step instructions for a variety of leather-crafting projects, as well as tips and advice from experts in the field. You’ll learn about the different types of leather and how to choose the right one for your project, the tools you need to get started, and essential techniques like stamping, punching, cutting, coloring, and finishing.

Learn essential techniques 

Find step-by-step instructions for a variety of leather crafting projects - from book covers and belts to wallets and purses.

Choose the right tools and materials 

Get tips for choosing the right leather and tools for your project, plus advice on where to find the best supplies.

Finish with a professional touch 

Learn how to add the finishing touches to your leather creations, from coloring and stamping to adding hardware.

With our leathercrafting books, you can learn everything you need to know to get started in this popular hobby. Browse our selection and find the perfect book for you today!

 

Tools you need to get started in leather crafting

To get started in leather crafting, you'll need a few basic tools. Here are some of the most essential:

- Leather scissors: These are essential for cutting leather accurately and easily. Look for a pair that's sharp and easy to grip.

- Hole punch: A hole punch is a must-have for any leather crafting project. It allows you to make evenly-spaced holes in your leather for stitching or lacing.

- awl: An awl is a pointed tool that's used for piercing holes in leather. It can also be used for marking lines and shaping curves.

- Mallet: A mallet is a hammer-like tool that's used for striking punches and stamps. It provides even pressure, which is essential for stamping accurate designs into your leather.

- Measuring tape: A good quality measuring tape is a must-have for any project. It's especially helpful when you're working with complex shapes and sizes.

With these basic tools, you'll be able to tackle a wide variety of leather crafting projects.

How to pick the right type of leather for your project

There are many different types of leather available on the market, and it can be tricky to choose the right one for your project. In this section, we'll explore the different types of leather and teach you how to select the right one for your needs.

First, let's take a look at the different types of leather that are available:

- Vegetable-tanned leather: This is the most commonly used type of leather, and it's perfect for beginners. It's easy to work with, and it has a natural look and feel.

- Genuine leather: This is a high-quality, durable leather that's perfect for projects that require a lot of wear and tear.

- Bonded leather: This is a composite leather made from scraps of genuine leather that are bonded together with adhesives. It's not as durable as genuine leather, but it's much more affordable.

- Faux leather: This is a man-made material that imitates the look and feel of real leather. It's perfect for vegans or people who don't want to use animal products.

As a beginner, you may want to start with some basic techniques like stamping, punching, and cutting. These techniques are simple to learn, and they can add a lot of detail to your projects. Once you've mastered these basics, you can move on to more advanced techniques like coloring and finishing.

No matter what your skill level is, there's a leathercrafting book out there that can help you improve your skills. So, don't be afraid to experiment and try something new. You may be surprised at what you can create with a little bit of practice and some helpful instructions.

 

Now that you know the different types of leather that are available, let's learn how to choose the right one for your project.

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

 

 

 

Now that you know how to choose the right type of leather, let's take a look at the different factors to consider when selecting a leather crafting book.

So whether you’re a beginner just getting started in leather crafting, or an experienced artist looking for some new ideas, we’ve got the perfect book for you. Check out our selection today!