Introductory course for people curious about leather work. The class will cover leather types, sourcing, cutting, finishing, beveling/burnishing edges and basic assembly with rivets and Chicago screws. Student will gain an understanding of how to make a variety of strap leather accessories - belts, pet collars/leashes, keychains and more.
Non members: $120
Instructor: Rachel Stone bio
Materials fee: $20 for full kit
Materials provided by instructor: All materials supplied by instructor - naked vegetable tanned leather (Wickett & Craig 8-10oz. tooling), buckle (hand made stainless steel or brass), gum tragacanth, finishing wax, wool for buffing, rivets and/or Chicago screws. Instructor's tools will be available for use in class. Students may also bring their own buckle, leather and/or assembly hardware. Hand stitching will not be covered in his class.
Materials students should bring: Nothing required. If students bring their own supplies, the material fee can be adjusted/waived.
408 Depot StreetAsheville, NC 28801
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