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Leather Working Basics: Make Your Own Belt

DESCRIPTION
Curious about leather crafting but unsure where to start, or what tools you need? Join us in making a custom belt from start to finish using the tools and equipment available to members at ADX. Learn how to properly size a belt, cut leather using a strap cutter, bevel and burnish edges, thin leather using a skiving tool, use strap-end and hole punching tools, secure hardware, and dye and finish the leather. Design, finish, and style your very own leather belt, all in one evening!

TOOLS AND MATERIALS
Leather strap cutter
Skiving tools
Hole punches
Buckle
Securing hardware
Setting tools
Strap end punches
Edge beveler
Wooden burnisher
Leather dye
Leather finish

INSTRUCTOR
Logan Bevency represents Tandy Leather, a local source for tools, materials, and skills for the leather craftsperson. Whether you are a seasoned craftsman or a complete beginner, Tandy is here to help you create something uniquely custom, well made, and crafted by hand!

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Check out our class policies here.

Start:
July 17, 2017 6:00 PM
End:
July 17, 2017 10:00 PM
Location:
ADX
417 SE 11th AVE
Portland OR United States
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Email:
classes@adxportland.com
Telephone:
(503) 915-4342
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