In this week episode of The Leather Element, Chuck shows some options for creating a leather button for your projects! Chuck is working on a no hardware pouch project and needed a button so he came up with some fun ideas using punches and tools you may already have in your shop to make one out of leather. We hope this gives you some inspiration and gets the creativity flowing for your own projects! Be on the lookout for a new project video soon!
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!