Leather toggles are a great alternative to traditional hardware closures. Watch the video as Chuck demonstrates how you can make your own! The preferred leather weight for making toggles is a 2/3 or 3/4 oz. The only other materials you will need are a knife, straight edge, and some glue.
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.
In this week’s episode of “The Leather Element”, Chuck shows you how to polish and sharpen some basic shop tools. Chuck covers round knives, swivel knives, stitching chisels, edgers, and more! All you need is a leather strop and some buffing compound.
Micro-Fine Honing Compound