Blog — Handmade
Leatherworking as a Hobby
As the new year kicks off many people are making plans for what they want to accomplish in 2023. This could include new places to visit, achieving career goals, exploring life goals, and trying out new hobbies! If you’re looking to learn a new skill this year, we suggest leatherworking. Leatherworking is one of the oldest crafts in history and is the perfect hobby to keep your hands and your mind active.
Constructing a Western Saddle
How much do you know about Western horse saddles? Are you just getting into horseback riding and wanting to learn more about the parts of the saddle? Or, maybe you have some knowledge already but would like to learn more about the construction process behind a saddle. If so, keep reading!
The Art of Leather Tooling
The practice of leathercraft has been around for many, many years. Through the process of hand tooling, many beautiful leather products have been created over the centuries. These items have often been passed down, possessing both useful as well as aesthetic purposes. The history of leather hand-tooling in the United States is closely linked to western culture.
How Leather is Made
Today, leather is a commonly known and used material that can be found almost anywhere. It is valued for its incredible strength, durability, flexibility, and longevity. However, what does the leather making process look like?...