Discussion in 'Wilder Forge' started by Nolan Wilder, Jun 7, 2016.
Just finished this one. Some tooled leather inspired by the black hills in South Dakota.
Hand tooled and painted leather belt sheath inspired by the Appalachians in Virginia.
.Don't have anything to add, but looking forward to watching this thread. Those sheaths look amazing by the way.
Talented knife maker is now also a talented leather worker - Film at 11
Another tooled leather sheath finished up.
Here's another tooled leather sheath finished up. This one and the last one are for Scavengers.
Started tooling leather when introduced to Tandy kits in junior high school. Sample of some "bling" added to ordinary hats. Some of the tools here are 40 + years old when Tandy still used good heavy chrome plating on their stuff.
A hand stitched and tooled leather sheath for this wood's stalker.
A sketch of tooled leather to come.
Here's a hand stitched, tooled and painted leather dangler I just finished up.
Here's the hand stitched and tooled leather belt sheath for a recently finished custom longhunter. Now it's ready for its new home!
Very nice linework and creative tooling. What paints or dyes are you finding give you the look you want?
I've been using EcoFlo pains and dies from Tandy leather. Works pretty good.
really dig the painted look. How does the paint hold up in field use?
I use a leather finish over it, so it should be just fine.
Getting a sheath prepped for some tooling work today.
Just finished up this hand stitched and tooled leather sheath. The artwork depicts the farm that the customer grew up on. Pretty cool project to get to do.