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LEATHERS

Naturally tanned leather and all the tools and materials to undertake any project.

Use leather to make things, thong to lace it or hang it, linen thread to sew it, beeswax to rub on the thread, an awl to make the sewing holes, bone folders to shape it, old or new buckles to hold it closed, dye to colour it, and neats foot oil to soften it... and so on.

Cutting charges of £1.50 per piece will be added.

Cow hide – Tough, easy to work, stretch and mould; takes dyes well and is available in a number of thicknesses from 1mm to 6mm. Sold by the square foot, from a strap to a whole hide.
£7.00 per square foot; will cut to size.

Goat hide – Easy to work and stretch. Takes dyes well and is available in pieces below 6sqft and is about 1.0mm – 1.5mm thick. The surface is not as even as cow hide.
£4.50 per square foot; will cut to size.

Sheep skin – Thin, pale, soft, good for purses, gloves and clothing and takes colour well. Only available at 1mm.
£6.50 per square foot; will cut to size.

Rawhide – Rawhide is tough and hard when dry but can be worked wet. It is used mainly as a binding and edging material. Cow is about 2-3mm and deer is about 1mm. Does not take colour well.
Deer is £6.50 per square foot; will cut to size.
Cow is £8.00 per square foot; will cut to size.

Ray skin –Only occasionally available. Thin and rough and also known as shagreen; use as a traditional sand paper or grip material. Does not take dye well.
£20.00 per 15cm x 15cm piece.

Thong - 3mm square and 2mm and 3mm round vegetan cow hide thong and hand cut rawhide thong.
3mm square – £1.00/m
2mm round – £1.00/m
3mm round – £1.00/m
rawhide thong – £1.50/m


Haired hides – cured hides with the fur still on, sold by the square foot; will cut to size.

Goat skin £6.00/square foot
Cow skin £10.00/square foot

Boar skin £10.00/square foot

Rabbit skin £8.00

Horses tails £50.00

 

 


If there is something you think we should stock please let us know on: danjdclark@googlemail.com

If you would like advice or to talk over your project please give us a ring on 07730 586470