Our Mini workshop was a continuation of our lesson in stamping & design. The samples we made during this meeting will be used for colouring and finishing techniques in the next meeting. Continue reading “Missisauga Guild – June 2017 meeting and workshop”
Mississauga Guild – May 2017 meeting and mini workshop
MSCL monthly meeting and mini workshop – carving & stamping. The carving(s) we make during this meeting will be used for colouring and finishing techniques for the following meeting on June 7th.
Hinged Leather Box – CSCL workshop
Today Lauch Harrison (ACSCL) run the Hinged Leather Box workshop.
The workshop’s details were announced earlier here: https://canadianleathercraft.org/hinged-leather-box-cscl-workshop/
Every participant went home with a finished project. Below are the photos from the workshop.
The workshop is based on the following document: CSCL Hinge box small 2017
Hinged box by David Trotter
Tomorrow CSCL will run the “Hinged Box” workshop, and today we waned to show a beautiful hinged box made by David Trotter.
You can see more of David’s work at his website http://www.davidtrotter.ca/
Leather Waxcoated Mug, Blackjacks & Leather Bottells – CSCL Workshop
Saturday, April 8, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Norland School Hall Community Centre, 3448 Monck Road, Norland, Ontario
Registration – $30 members, $50 non-members
Materials – $30
Registration deadline April 1, 2017
To Register: Contact Lauch Harrison [email protected] 905 252 4092 or Barb Chynoweth
Bring something for the Pot Luck Lunch Beverages and water will be provided.
The workshop will introduce the participants to leather drinking vessels, with a look into the history of the Blackjack and Leather Bottells. Particpants use 10 oz or heavier veg leather to make a handled mug or a cylinder.
Cutting Patterns in heavy leather, Carving decoration, Harness Stitching using a diamond awl and linen thread, Using a large sewing machine, and Half Round Punching in heavy leather.
The mugs will then be coated in beeswax to make a waterproof drinking vessel.
There is an opportunity to decorate the Blackjack, please bring a simple carving less than 3” tall and 2” wide. The carving must be finished in one hour or your mug may not be completed during the workshop.
Please bring your tools, there will be loaners and some tools to purchase.
Head Knife, Diamond Awls. Carving tools.
Supplied material – Needles, Thread, Contact Cement, Bees Wax and Leather.
Supplied loaner tools – head knife, diamond awls, stitch clamps, round and half round punches, spoke shaves, french edgers, rawhide mauls.
Participants will be able to use a harness stitching sewing machine. The mugs bottom seam has to be hand sewn.