TOOLS AND MATERIALS
leather and all the tools and materials to undertake any project.
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
dyes – Mix with methylated spirits and paint onto
leather. Various colours. £1.50/5g (enough for 500 ml of dye).
oil – Brush onto leather to soften it.
£2.50 per 100ml.
£5.00 per 250ml
£9.00 per 500ml
folder – Use to burnish leather, press in moulded
designs and rub down stitching.
needles – Blunt, tough needles for sewing through
Small or large £1 for 2.
– White Linen bleached leather thread.
£6.00 (25g). £28 (250g)
Needle and 15mThread – White Linen bleached leather
– Used to make the thread easier to push through the needle
and holds the thread in place if a stitch is broken. Pull the thread
over the beeswax a few times before sewing. 25g /£1.50
sold under miscellaneous materials.
– Used to make the holes in the leather before sewing.
– Solid brass buckles.
½” £0.90 each
¾” £1.20 each
1” £1.70 each
1¼” and 1½”£2.60 each
Rings - Solid brass harness rings.
1” £2 each. 1¼” £3 each. 1½”£4
each. 2” £5 each
buckles - suitable for re-use; 500-700 years old, £7.00
- contact for current stock.
punch – Light duty hole punch with six hole sizes.
Knife - Plain. £14
Marker - £14
cutter – Light duty strap cutter, cuts 5mm to 80mm.
If there is something you think we should stock please
let us know on: email@example.com
If you would like advice or to talk over your project please give
us a ring on 07730 586470