I need to fire off some key fobs for a fundraiser so here’s the first one. Simple and easy but people love them.
One of the other things we do is paint. . .and by “we” I mean “Kelley”. She paints. She paints well. This is an ongoing painting that she’s working on so we figured we’d show this as today’s project.
Well I made 6 pair of lifting straps for an order, 3 pair unpadded and 3 pair padded. Adding the first coat of dye to some of the straps for @amped_nutrition red anyone? #leatherworking #powerlifting #bodybuilding #crossfit #strongman A post shared by VenKassel Leathers (@vkleathers) on Aug 24, 2017 at 11:53am PDT
This one was all Kelley. Her daughter had a shirt she wanted altered and Kelley made the suggestion to install a mini-belt instead. She used some of the black Wickett and Craig bridle leather we have that was split down very thin and it worked beautifully. First we had the shirt that Becka thought she […]
If you saw the strap repair in the last blog you’ll notice it’s quite thin (3/4″) and my father wanted some padding on it. So I threw together a quick pad while I had the strap off, I used some blue leather we had laying around that you’ve seen in other projects and some of […]
Okay, technically this isn’t leather it’s vinyl but my father has had this bag for 40 ish years and he’s got a lot of memories attached to it. It needed repairing since the stitching was so old the thread was disintegrating so I repaired it. Pretty simple, had to cut if off the bag, re-stitch, […]
We made two sets of sandals, one for each of Kelley’s kids. Yesterday you saw Aidan’s, today you get to see Becka’s. Both sets are hand carved, and padded with a flexible rubber sole material that’s glued and stitched.
We made two pair of sandals for Kelley’s kids and this is the first set. First we had to trace his feet and create the pattern. Then tooling a little bit of Ganesh! As well as stamping the name. After it was all tooled we had to antique it. Then finish it with the […]