Category Archives: leatherwork

Making a NATO-Style Watch Band

Taking a break from work to make something for myself… I don’t wear a watch every day but when I do, I like it to be comfortable and not at all flashy.  I was never a fan of wearing a … Continue reading

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Flacket – the other leather bottle

Originally posted on The Reverend's Big Blog of Leather:
A flacket is a type of leather flask or bottle made from only two pieces of leather, one for the front and one for the back. It has no base,…

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Make a Shop Apron

Shop aprons are not as widely used as in the past.  I believe this is related to our modern view on clothing and how it has changed over the past century.  Not only are we training less in the trades, … Continue reading

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How to make a ‘medieval style’ possible pouch; more traveler’s gear

Originally posted on Wild Tuscany Bushcraft:
Old style bushcraft: a medieval possible pouch During the Middle Age was common carrying small items like coins, keys, inside pouches or purses attached to the belt. There are many archaeological and iconographical documents, you can search for…

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Leather Shop Apron

I finally got around to replacing my very old shop apron.  It was the standard issue split-leather welder style and over many hard years had amassed large quantities of wood glue, grease, metal grime, blood and membrane (from brain tanning), … Continue reading

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