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Whips and Whipmaking
By Tidewater Pub
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ean: 9780870335570, isbn: 087033557X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Whipmaking is the highest refinement of the art of leather braiding. This revised edition introduces another major category of whips--those made in the Mongol tradition. Braiding details are shown in an extensive selection of photographs that also serve to document the geographic distribution of the whips; their historic use and characteristics are explained in detailed captions. A new chapter describes the evolution of a whip design that became world famous through its association with

New Crafts: Leatherwork: 25 practical ideas for hand-crafted leather projects that are easy to make at home
By imusti
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ean: 9780754825340, isbn: 0754825345,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
This practical book explores the versatility and beauty of leather for everyday objects and ornate decorative piece: techniques and projects range from a child's sheepskin hat to a gorgeous leather purse and briefcase, all shown in 300 clear and beautiful pictures by art photographer Peter Williams.Lorenz Books.

Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding
By Brand: Cornell Maritime Pr
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ean: 9780870331619, isbn: 0870331612,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
The Encyclopedia of Rawhide and Leather Braiding is the definitive work on the subject and results from the late Bruce Grant s many years of interest and experience as a braider and writer on the subject. It combines most of the material published in Leather Braiding and How to Make Cowboy Horse Gear with a mass of completely new material. The book s more than 350 illustrations are arranged so that the step-by-step instructions face the picture being described, making it very easy to follow.

The Leatherworking Handbook: A Practical Illustrated Sourcebook of Techniques and Projects
By Valerie Michael
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mpn: 60 illustrations, ean: 9781844034741, isbn: 1844034747,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Valerie Michael—a founding member of the Association of Design Leatherworkers—has created the definitive guide to this popular and age-old craft. Oriented to the beginner, it thoroughly presents all the materials, tools, and key techniques in easy-to-follow photographs: finishing edges, paring and hand-stitching, making pockets, attaching studs and straps, and decorating surfaces. The well-chosen projects take into account developing skills, and range from belt and wallets to quilted items

Indian Rawhide: An American Folk Art (Civilization of American Indian)
By Brand: Univ of Oklahoma Pr
SKU: #MAK_MNT_9780806116372
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sku: MAK_MNT_9780806116372, ean: 9780806116372, isbn: 0806116374,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
This superb volume tells in words and pictures about an almost lost art among the North American Indians - the making and decoration of rawhide articles, which were essential in pre-Columbian times and afterward until the last of the buffalo were slaughtered by the invading whites. Ethnologist Alice Marriott says in a foreward: ''Not only does this book tell of the preparation and many uses of rawhide: also it provides glimpses of Indian life, particularly Plains Indian life, that can be found

Needle-Made Laces and Net Embroideries: Reticella Work, Carrickmacross Lace, Princess Lace and Other Traditional Techniques (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)
By Dover Publications
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mpn: 77 illustrations, ean: 9780486247083, isbn: 0486247082,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Reticella work, carricmacross lace, princess lace, and other traditional techniques developed by lace-makers in Ireland, England, Spain, and other countries resulted in finished pieces of unrivaled beauty that continue to inspire needlecrafters. Now needleworkers can learn to make exquisite lace and net embroidery in styles that originated in the centuries-old lace-making centers of Europe.This volume is a classic guide to the single-thread-and-needle styles of lace-making: complete

Crafts and Skills of the Native Americans: Tipis, Canoes, Jewelry, Moccasins, and More
By Montgomery, David R.
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mpn: 9781602396760, ean: 9781602396760, isbn: 1602396760,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Crafts and Skills of Native Americans is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made Native American famous worldwide as artisans and craftsmen. Readers can replicate traditional Native American living by trying a hand at brain tanning, identifying animal tracks, or constructing a horse saddle. Readers can even make distinctive Native American beaded jewelry, a variety of moccasins, headdresses, and gourd rattles. Native American style is unique and popular, especially among

A Manual of Shoemaking and Leather and Rubber Products
By White Press
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ean: 9781473338265, isbn: 1473338263,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This is a vintage textbook on shoemaking originally designed for industrial, trade, and commercial schools in the early twentieth century. From tanning hides to boot repair, this comprehensive volume contains a wealth of timeless information that will be of considerable utility to those with an interest in leather boot and shoe manufacturing. A Manual of Shoemaking and Leather and Rubber Products is written in clear, simple language, making it ideal for modern readers looking for an

Plains Indian Knife Sheaths: Materials, Design & Construction
By Brand: Crazy Crow Trading Post
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ean: 9781929572052, isbn: 1929572050,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
For the true connoisseur or the amateur collector of Native American crafts, this book offers excellent coverage of Plains Indian knife sheaths, worn by men and women for both ceremonial and everyday use. The book is filled with full color photographs of knife sheaths, as well as historic photos of Native peoples. The detailed instructions are fully illustrated and easy to follow. Many of the sheaths featured in the pictures were made by the author.Used Book in Good Condition.

Leatherwork: 25 Practical Ideas for Hand-Crafted Leather Projects (New Crafts)
By Anness
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ean: 9780754806257, isbn: 0754806251,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
This book offers a unique collection of 25 projects aimed at all levels of skill, from the novice to the experienced. Illustrated with stunningly beautiful color photographs, the book provides a fresh look at a highly traditional craft..

A Guide to Making a Leather Wallet - A Collection of Historical Articles on Designs and Methods for Making Wallets and Billfolds
By Ellott Press
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ean: 9781447425175, isbn: 1447425170,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
This early collection on leather craft includes articles that would be both expensive and hard to find. It contains easy to follow instructions on making leather wallets and billfolds, and is accompanied by photographic illustrations of each technique. This is a fascinating work and highly recommended for anyone interested in learning the art of leather craft. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these

Leather Crafting Starter Book: Tools, Techniques, and 16 Step-by-Step Projects for Beginners (Fox Chapel Publishing) Learn the Basics and Start Making Wallets, Cases, Covers, Bags, Moccasins, & More
By Fox Chapel Publishing
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ean: 9781565239524, isbn: 1565239520,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Leather Crafting Starter Book is the perfect introduction to leather working for complete beginners!16 step-by-step projects range from simple to complex designsStep-by-step photos & instructions for basic techniques, from stitching and hand sewing to dyeing, punching, applique, pyrography, and moreFull size patterns for wallets, cases, covers, bags, moccasins, and moreGreat introduction for complete beginners, with a comprehensive presentation of leathercrafting techniquesAnyone who wants to

The Art of Leather Braiding: Beginner's Guide to Making Jewelry, Pendants, Bracelets, Belts, Straps, and Key Fobs
By Barron's Educational Series
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ean: 9781438011189, isbn: 1438011180,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Crafters and jewelry makers will love this guide to the popular art of leather braiding! The projects listed in this book come with clear instructions and the potential to create lots of contemporary finished pieces. Just pick up some leather cord from any craft store, and you're off! Using classic three-string and four-string braid designs, decorative knots, and store-bought findings to finish the pieces, you will create:RingsWrist wear (with metal hardware and without)Neck wear (with metal

Designing, Cutting and Grading Boot and Shoe Patterns, and Complete Manual for the Stitching Room
By Old Hand Books
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ean: 9781473338272, isbn: 1473338271,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
First published in 1897, this volume is a complete guide to designing and cutting boot and shoe patterns, published with the novice in mind. Written in simple, clear language and profusely illustrated, this volume will be of considerable utility of those with a practical interest in shoemaking, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. Contents include: ''Moulding the Last,'' ''Getting and Dissecting the Standard,'' ''A Lady's Dongola Boot--Buttons in Right

The Art of Model Saddle Making: Huntseat Saddle
By Independently published
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ean: 9781980217565, isbn: 1980217564,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
Over the last 30+ years, model horse showing has grown into an international hobby attracting thousands of people from all walks of life. One part of that hobby involves creating tiny works of art -- scale replicas of the saddles and bridles used on real horses. This book describes, in detail, all the steps you’ll need to make a competitive, live show quality English huntseat saddle, girth, and pad for model horses. Following the procedures perfected over the course of 25 years by a master

Art of The Boot
By Gibbs Smith
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ean: 9780879059194, isbn: 0879059192,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Since the publication of THE COWBOY BOOT in 1992, the art of the boot has risen unbelievably. The art is what this book is all about. Some of what is new in boots has never been seen before. We are in the platinum age of boot making. Long live the cowboy boot and its makers.Used Book in Good Condition.

Leather Bracelets: Step-by-step instructions for 33 leather cuffs, bracelets and bangles with knots, beads, buttons and charms
By Stackpole Books
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mpn: 9780811717809, ean: 9780811717809, isbn: 0811717801,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Easy-to-make designs for 33 chic leather braceletsMake the most of one of today's hottest jewelry trends with Leather Bracelets, a collection of 33 beautiful beaded, knotted, and braided accessories that would be at home on the shelves of the most stylish designer boutiques. Gorgeous worn alone but even more stylish stacked, these bracelets can be made with readily available leather cord and findings and a few basic jewelry-making tools. Each hand-crafted bracelet can be made unique just by

How to Repair Shoes
By Old Hand Books
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ean: 9781473338128, isbn: 1473338123,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
“How to Repair Shoes” is a comprehensive guide to shoe-mending with chapters on necessary equipment, how to use the tools, preparing materials, running a shop, and much more. With helpful illustrations and simple instructions, this timeless guide will be of considerable utility to modern readers with a practical interest in shoe repair. Contents include: “The Proper Way to keep a Shoeshop”,”Making a Waxed End”, “Some Points to bear in mind about Waxed Ends”, “To Make the Plain

Handmade Shoes for Men
By H F Ullmann
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mpn: 43171-531725, ean: 9783848003686, isbn: 3848003686,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
Handmade Shoes for Men elucidates the entire process of creating classic men's shoes, while the detailed color photographs document every stage of production. It is a worthy introduction, for both the professional and the layman, to the wealth of tradition that is waiting to be discovered in the shoemaker's workshop.H F Ullmann.

Basic Leathercrafting: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started
By Gooseberry Patch
SKU: #1B005MWS75Q
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sku: 1B005MWS75Q, mpn: STB-73617, ean: 9780811736176, isbn: 0811736172,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
• Step-by-step instructions and photos illustrate basic leathercrafting techniques: choosing leather, stamping and decorating, stitching and lacing, and finishing • Projects in both traditional and contemporary styles • Detailed how-to information teaches what you need to learn to get started in this fun and popular craftStackpole Books-Basic Leathercrafting.

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