Hinged Leather Box – CSCL Workshop

CSCL Workshops presents: Hinged Leather Box

Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm

Focused on Food 885 Rangeview Road, Mississauga

Registration – $45 members $50 non-members Materials – included

Registration deadline March 16, 2017

To Register: Contact Lauch Harrison 905 252 4092 or Jim Wilkes

Potluck Lunch
Bring something for the Pot Luck Lunch Beverages and water will be provided.

The workshop will use 5 – 6 oz Veg Leather & Sole Leather to construct an interlocking hinged top that will cover a small leather box. Dye will be used to colour the veg tan leather: block dye, acrylic top coat & saturation will some of the techniques discussed. The Hinged Box design was created by David Trotter and perfected by David McPherson FCSCL, this iteration is a combination of what I could remember and what I reinvented to bring the Hinged Box in this form to the workshop.

Please bring your tools, there will be loaners and some tools to purchase.
Head Knife, Straight Edge, Small Round Edger #0 & #1, cutting boards, scratch awl, bone folder, spring clamps and French Edger.
Supplied material – 5-6 oz Leather, sole leather, wood dowel, dye, burnish gum.
Supplied loaner tools – all the tools above plus clamping boards, smooth hammers.

CSCL 67th Annual Convention Weekend

The Hamilton Leather Guild invites you to the 67th Annual Convention Weekend for The Canadian Society for Creative Leathercraft


Friday May 5th
Check in after 3 p.m. 
Branch’s set up tables 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. 
Coffee break & Registration 5:30pm
Executive Meeting 6:30 p.m. (Executive only)
Workshop Activity. 7 – 9pm
Meet and Greet 9 p.m. to ? 
The Display Hall will be closed from the time the Judging starts judging until 8:00 am Saturday.

Saturday May 6th 
Tea & Coffee and Registration 8:30 a.m.
Annual Meeting 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 
Demo/workshop –10:00 to 12:00
Tour of Tundra and P/A Plastics
Lunch on your own hook noon til 1pm 
Draw Ticket Sales 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Demo/workshop –1:00 to 2:45 p.m.
Coffee Break 2:30 
Demo/workshop 3:00 – 5:30
Draws 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Visitors to View Displays 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Banquet 6:30 pm. with Bar
Draws during Dinner – President Draws 
Entertainment – Birds of Prey – Live demonstration of the birds and the Leatherwork needed for falconry. 
Ribbons and Awards Presentation

Sunday May 7th 
Tea & Coffee 9am
Workshops 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon 
Take down Table Displays

Ribbons and Awards
Craftsman Ribbons – for outstanding craftsmanship, creativity and imagination
Salon Ribbons – for their unique, original or outstanding idea or work

Money Prizes $50 for Winner
Irva Ford Memorial Award – for molded work, Robert Muma Memorial Award – for tooling or colour work 
Best in Show – selected by Fellows 
Best Fellow Member Piece 
Best Associate Member Piece 
Best General Member

Fellow, Associate and Weston Trophy Judging April 23, 2017
All Fellow, Associate and Weston Trophy pieces must be mailed or delivered to Tundra Leather, Attn: Sean Dalgetty, 313 King Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1C1. All items must arrive by 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22nd, 2017. If sending by courier it is recommended that they arrive by Thursday April 21st.

Please go to the Web site to see the Judging requirements for Fellow and Associate Members

Non-Members are welcome to attend the Annual Meeting and demo/workshops on payment of extra registration fee but will not have voting power. 
Non-Members may attend the banquet paying the banquet fee.