Have you ever wondered how you can add a pop color to your leather projects since there are limited colors of leather dye available? In this week’s episode of The Leather Element, Chuck goes over some options including paint, dye markers and antique finish.
There are many options of leather knives available but knowing which one to use can be confusing. In this weeks video of The Leather Element, Chuck goes over six of those options and weighs out the pros and cons of each one. Ultimately the knife you use should feel comfortable in your hand. Experiment a little bit and we hope you find your perfect fit!
In this weeks episode of The Leather Element, we answer a question from Nolan regarding snaps. There are three main types of closure snaps; Line 24, Line 20 and Segma snaps. Chuck demonstrates how to set each one of these as well as what weight leather is recommended for each one. We hope this answers some of your questions and makes setting snaps a breeze!
In this weeks episode of “The Leather Element”, Chuck takes wet molding one step further by showing how to add decorations into your molding. Chuck shows several examples that he made using this technique that you can then take and make yourself. Chuck also shows a tip on how to use your Master Tools Mighty Wonder Clicker as a mold press!
In this week’s The Leather Element video, we’ll be showing you how to make a trunk style leather handle. This is also known as a purse or bag handle and it adds a very professional look to your bag of choice! The leather is shaped and hand sewn around a piece of cord.