Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Homemade Leather Tools.

With a little help from a friend. Score, cut and bevel. 1/8". A 3-in-1! Someone said the handle looks like a hot dog!
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Sheep Bones! 







14/02/2014


28/02/2014





Shall keep updating with a new post dated Feb.26th,2009
http://asailorsleather.blogspot.sg/2009/02/birth-of-stitching-pony.html






   

24/03/2013

Extra fingers to hold leather in place.





For measuring bracelet sizes.
Dog Comb? 
23/01/2014.
In progress, a leather covered stitching pony with a leather hinge!



Changed the butterfly nut.
27/01/2014


Birth of a stitching pony.

http://asailorsleather.blogspot.sg/2009/02/birth-of-stitching-pony.html



Friend made this for me. 24/01/2014
Tapping a Perma-Lok needle!
01/03/2014

Instead of skiving, beveling with the French skiver then glue them together and beat the hell out of it with a ball hammer just to attach the male snap, I now use a 3 mm bolt & nut.
Save me tons of times!


Expired Silicone!
01/05/2014.

 Birth of an aluminum mallet and maul.
Shall update later.







9 comments:

KellDragon said...

Opel you are a Genius!

MagnusCaleb said...

fruit fork for the edge bevelers, you are my hero now

TOp13 said...

Obrigado por compartilhar!!!!

Luis Oliveros said...

fantastico ingenio Opel un saludo desde Mexico luisoliveros@yahoo.com pero como le diste filo al matacantos? un abrazo

Andrew Jacowski said...

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Unknown said...

I really like this guy no wast at all and half the fun in leather tooling is making the tool.

Darrell Cooley said...

So much helpful information in one place. I agree, you are a genius! Thank you so, so much for sharing!

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Dennis said...

Excellent! I like your thinking. Nice post and thank you for sharing.