Practical Leatherwork - Cutting, Sewing, Finishing, and Repair

Author(s): Carsten Bothe


Leather is a strong and versatile material, and indispensable when you're working, hunting, or exploring outdoors. Hunter and outdoor professional Carsten Bothe offers the ultimate beginner's guide for this useful hobby. These photo-rich, step-by-step instructions prove that anyone can learn the techniques of cutting, sewing, and finishing to make, or repair, your essential leather items. You'll learn how to make a seam, to wet-form, to apply button studs and rivets, and everything else needed to master the basics. Five useful projects - good-looking, and able to be put to practical use - help you put what you've learned into practice: make your own belt, dog leash, belt bag, knife sheath, and leather holster. Whether you are a hunter, reenactor, knifemaker, scout, horseback rider, or bushcraft fan, or you use leather in other ways, here is your guide to a new skill. AUTHOR: Carsten Bothe is an outdoor professional, a hunter, and a certified biologist, who lives and works as a freelance journalist in Lower Saxony, Germany. SELLING POINTS: * Clear info and 235 photos teach the basic skills, plus 5 projects, from belt to holster * Learn to make, and repair, your essential leather items for outdoor pursuits * Perfect guide to a new skill for hunters, bushcraft fans, reenactors, knifemakers, and others 235 colour images


Available Stock:

Add to Cart

Click & Collect

Add to Wishlist

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780764357442
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : 0.430913
  • : May 2019
  • : ---length:- '22.8'width:- '19'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Carsten Bothe
  • : Paperback
  • : 1907
  • : English
  • : 112