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How To Sharpen Your Skiving Knife January 12, 2021 – Posted in: Leathercraft 101

The number one rule of using a knife is to ensure that the blade is kept sharp, after all a blunt knife can cause more damage than a sharp one. Think about it, with a sharp blade you will cut through leather like butter with very little force behind the blade. Now think how much pressure you would need to apply to cut through the same leather with a blunt knife. Lots! With more pressure…

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What you need to know before making your first leather product September 9, 2020 – Posted in: Leather Craft 101

Ok so you want to learn leathercraft and make something from leather, You have been on way too many holidays to Turkey and smelt the delight that is the leather shops. It’s got you thinking about making your own belt or wallet however you have no idea where to start or even what you need to start. I mean can you just cut some leather from that old sofa that’s dumped outside Mrs. Jones’s house?…

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