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Leather Working Basics: Make Your Own Belt

Workshop 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
Securing hardware
Setting tools
Strap end punches
Edge beveler
Wooden burnisher
Leather dye
Leather finish

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

Classes are limited to 6 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email for more information.

May 29, 2017 6:00 PM
May 29, 2017 9:00 PM
417 SE 11th Ave
Portland OR United States
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(503) 915-4342

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