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Leather Work - A Practical Manual for Learners

110 pages52 minutes


This antique text comprises a comprehensive and practical manual for aspiring students of leatherworking, complete with many illustrations and original designs by the author. A wonderfully detailed and helpful guide for beginners and intermediate leatherworkers, this book is a must-read for the discerning student and is well deserving of a place in any collection of antiquarian leatherworking literature. Chapters contained herein include: 'Tools and Materials'; 'Outlining with Tracer or Wheel, and Indenting or Grounding'; 'Outlining Relief by Undercutting and Stuffing'; 'Working up in Relief of Moulding with Tools'; 'Moulding, Stamping and Working in Cuir-Bouilli of Soft Leather'; 'Modelling in Cardboard or Fret-Sawed Moulds'... and many more. We are proud to republish this text here complete with a new prefatory introduction on the subject.

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