Leather Working

Leather Working Studio Basics

The robust Leather Working studio, founded by a wonderful Makers Mill gem, Freddie Moretti, is located on the second floor between fine arts and fibers. The space may be small but there are no shortage of tools and things to be created!

What Can I Make?

Some examples of projects that can be created in the Leather Working studio include:

  • Keychains
  • Belts
  • Coasters
  • Tack
  • Chair seats and backs
  • Handbags
  • Wallets
  • Key Fobs
  • Mouse Pads
  • Key trays
  • And more!
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Tools & Supplies

  • MIGHTY WONDER 4 TON CLICKER PRESS Weaver Leather
  • HAND PRESS RIVET & SNAP SETTER Buckle Guy
  • SMALL SPLITTER
  • COMGROW MINI LASER for engraving
  • DIES FOR COASTERS & KEY FOBS AS WELL AS CIRCLES JUST SHY OF 6”
  • HAND PUNCHES AND SETTERS
  • KNIVES: TOOLING,HEAD,  ROUND, ANGLED UTILITY, X-ACTO
  • AWLS
  • STRAP CUTTERS
  • PRICKING IRON CHISELS for making in line stitch holes
  • GOUGE
  • FRENCH SKIVER
  • CREASING IRONS
  • HARNESS NEEDLES

Consumables

  • Free scrap leather to play with

Available for purchase:

  • Larger pieces of leather

Welcome, fellow makers, to our leatherworking haven, nestled snugly within the vibrant confines of our Makerspace! Here, the scent of craftsmanship fills the air, and every tool whispers tales of creativity waiting to be unleashed.

Step inside our leatherworking shop, where the spirit of old-world craftsmanship meets the innovation of modern tools. Picture yourself surrounded by an array of hand-selected hides, each holding the promise of becoming a masterpiece in your capable hands.

 

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