Depends on what you want to make, for soft pouches, drawstring, etc, it would be fine to practice, where as carving tooling woould require a harder thicker leather with these properties, ideally veg/oak tan.
hope this helps.
Can't help with the heat treat i'm afraid, but a note about quenching in oil... motor oil is carcinogenic, vegetable oil works fine....
but I imagine one of the more experienced makers on hear will be along soon to clarify.
hope this helps,
Hello and welcome!
sounds like a great project! would love to hear more.
I have had some great experiences doing similar with adults with intellectual disabilities with behavioral support needs.
all the best,
hope you can help, Swambo recently picked up 2 blankets, brown and green, in a charity store for tuppence.
I have a vague memory of a mention of a "bun test" to check if the garment is real wool?
if I've plucked this from thin air can someone recommend a way to find out? no...
Just wanted to say i received one of these as an Xmas pressie (the one above actually), and could not be more pleased with the shirt and service!
When Cliff says made to your size he really means it! Mine fits like a glove and it was no problem to make a few minor mods. Its actually a better...