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Latest Activity: Nov 17, 2020
Started by Derek Wells. Last reply by Jan Carter Jul 12, 2018. 20 Replies 5 Likes
This WIP was inspired by a post on a local forum here in Australia a couple of days ago about a pocket slip a chap bought on EBay for 10 Pounds out of the UK – just under $20 Australian – that’s…Continue
Started by Jamie Law. Last reply by Bryan W Apr 16, 2018. 4 Replies 3 Likes
Hi forumI've just put together a prototype belt pouch design using a few techniques I've not tried before.I've used goat hide and cross laminated it back to back, outside dyed black and inside left…Continue
Started by Jamie Law. Last reply by Jamie Law Apr 14, 2018. 6 Replies 4 Likes
HelloI've just joined the forum and spotted this section, I'm a leather hobbyist and look forward to sharing some projects and asking a few questions.I've recently finished a Leatherman wave belt…Continue
Started by advansite. Last reply by Jay Dec 17, 2017. 4 Replies 0 Likes
Finished a hatchet for one of my best customers.. need to make a carry sheath .. any ideas.. been looking around and nothing has excited me yet …Continue
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Guess I'm more than slightly OCD...
Lost my old nylon wallet, first of August. Wanting to change up a bit, I decided to go back to leather. Liking the old style billfolds, I started looking for the old handtooled versions from the 60's, to rebuild. 4th one is due to arrive today.
Here's one I made for my grandson.
Nothing fancy, and his name is written with a sharpie. (I don't have any of the fancy stamps.) He was happy with it though.
I have never used it. I am sorry you had this experience with ! It is very hard to spend the money to try to restore a knife and have it turn out like this
Thanks for the link
Both glues I purchased at Tandys ( Which is only a few minutes away )
I liked the Fieldings which is like an Elmers glue lots of working time
The barge cement was a contact type glue which needs to set first
I will look for the brand you are suggesting. Foe applicators I cut small pcs. of scap leather this allows you to adjust size easily very cheap
I made one and it came out good but I have just changed to a new glue and where the glue got on leather it acted as a resist and did not stain so I wont show it off till I make another. I used to use Fieldlings which works great. But I could not find so tried Barge cement which holds good but you have to be very very carefull applying.I dont reccomend
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