Letter stamps can be a bit intimidating since it can be difficult keeping them in a straight line. In today’s video, Chuck shows a few tips and tricks he uses to keep letters in line on your project. If you’ve got any tips you use, make sure to share them with everyone in the comments! 3/4″ Letter stamps 1/4″ Letter Stamps 1/8″ Letter Stamps
In this video, Chuck shows the differences in properly casing leather vs. wetting leather for tooling. We reached out to some experts to see what their processes look like. Casing leather takes a bit more time but, you’ll notice a difference in your carving and stamping. Casing the leather will give your stamp impressions a nice burnish as well. Plastic Pattern Sheet Stamping tools
In today’s video, Chuck shows how a lightbox can be helpful in your shop. Lightboxes are a great option when tracing and designing a new tooling pattern. Chuck also shows how you can make your own lightbox using some items found around the house. Tracing Film Pattern Sheeting
In this video, Chuck tests out Fiebing’s Leathercolors, a water-based leather dye, to see how it stands up to Pro Dye! We’ve had a lot of questions about water-based dyes since Pro Dye can’t be shipped to California. Watch the video to find out his thoughts on this dye and see if this may be the right dye for you.
Back by popular demand, Chuck has some more shop tricks to share! In this video, he shows some tips for forming belt loops, how to deal with a miscalculation, and being short on thread when hand stitching, and how to measure for a custom belt. Chuck also shows how to use the Leather Lace Cutter for cutting laces and mystery braid bracelets.