Making a mask for a costume is an easy project to make out of leather! Chuck shows some simple ways to get patterns that can then be transferred onto leather, wet formed and adding a variety of decorations. The possibilities are endless! There are still a few weeks before Halloween if you’re still trying to figure out your costume.
In this week’s episode of “The Leather Element”, Chuck answers a question from Buddy regarding contact cement. If you’re having trouble with your contact cement thickening as it gets older, watch the video to hear Chuck talk about Cement thinner. It will bring your cement back to brand new!
In this weeks episode of “The Leather Element”, Chuck demonstrates a Spanish basketweave braid. This braid can be used to lace the edge of a project or added as a decorative touch to any leather product. In this video, Chuck used a 1/8″ wide deerskin lace but you can use any width lace you would like for a smaller or larger braid.