In part 3 of Chuck’s all about belts series, we talk about decoration options for your belts! From leather inlays to conchos and spots, to tooling and stamping. And, the possibilities are endless with dyes, paints and antiques. Chuck also shows how to attach a buckle, loop and tip set to the belt he has been building throughout the series. We hope you’ve enjoyed this belt series. Let us know in the comments if there are any additional series you’d like to see!
All about belts, part 2! In this week’s video, Chuck continues his belt tips and tricks series. We go over adding a liner to a belt, as well as leather weights recommended for the lining. Chuck also shows how to add a taper to the ends of the belt strap and shows his recommended approach to hand stitching a belt. Join us next week for part three of our all about belts series.
All about belts! In part one of this series, Chuck discusses sizing a belt and different types of buckles and fasteners. We’ll show how to measure for a belt and make a belt template. Chuck also shows a variety of different buckle styles and fastener options.
In today’s video Chuck teaches you how to make a leather flap pouch using the contents of the Beginner’s Kit. By adjusting the measurements you will be able to make lots of flap pouches that serve different purposes. He will show you how a few easy steps and great tools found in the Beginner’s Kit can have you producing useful and beautiful leather projects. Chuck shares some neat tricks and tips about using a leather groover and by following his advice, the groover will enhance the look of your leather projects every time.
In today’s video, Chuck continues his leather shop tour. This time going over the size and construction of his punching table and pattern table. The punching table is attached to the main cutting table so it has a nice sturdy surface for tooling and punching but can easily be removed and affixed to other areas of the main table.