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Tooling and Carving Leather

Tooling and Carving Leather. Hand tooling and carving leather is fun and rewarding once you get your technique figured out and have the right leather tools for the job.
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Tooling and carving leather with Bruce Cheaney. In this YouTube video I show you how to “cut in” the design on saddle skirts for a custom saddle I am making. First I transfer the design from the paper pattern that I have sketched to the moist Hermann Oak saddle skirting. Next the design is cut into the leather with a Barry King swivel knife. Once the design is cut in on the one side it is then placed on the opposite side and the design is tapped off onto the saddle skirt. With a few leather tools you can create very unique designs http://youtu.be/rfv3iQYDUgs the leather tools used here are three craftool bevelers a small pear shader a veiner and a 888 craftool background tool plus the brass swivel knife with a hollow ground blade.

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Three more carving leather clips by Bruce Cheaney
Part 1
Carving Leather

Part 2
Carving Leather with Swivel Knife

Part 3
Carving and Tooling Leather

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Bruce Cheaney
Gainesville, Texas.

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  1. Bruce, I meant Border tool.

  2. Bruce, I would like to know what edging tool you used on this design.

  3. C.James.Cornwalll

    Wow I was shocked at the price of the granite/marble slabs 😲 the rest of the tools were very affordable. I was lucky enough to find a decent sized piece of pink marble in my local cemetery, looked like it was once a base/stand for an urn maybe.. 24"×18" and 2" thick. If you're just starting out have a look in your local graveyard and you may get lucky too 😎

  4. Christopher Tirone

    Absolutely stunning work.

  5. I couldnot do that but i love to see .tq

  6. ময়ূর নকশা

  7. This is so incredible! So satisfying to watch a master at work 🙂 great job Bruce!

  8. one of my childhood memories is laying in bed waking up it might be 2 or 3 in the morning
    to the sound of my dad tapping on leather, he was also a great leather carver.
    Your work has to be the closest i have seen to his extremely sharp and clean.

  9. I am new to the leather work and really love to watch your videos . Your work is excellent and I am learning a great deal. Thank you very much. God bless.

  10. srinivasa Srinivasan



    Come to Scotland and teach me you can stay with me the wife and kids 🙂

  12. Beautiful! Just curious, are you left handed?

  13. Annabelle Elektra

    Unfortunately i can't use the swivel knife because i have no stability with my right hand. It's possible to use another type of knives? Like a x-acto or a curved knife ?

  14. The KING OF LEATHER !!

  15. Watching you work is a pleasure and very informative. I was very reluctant to attempt carving since it appears very difficult, but after watching the beginner videos, I feel confident trying my hand at it. Thank you for passing on the knowledge!

  16. Great job !

  17. Manor and Stable

    Bruce, if I sent you a bag pattern could you please tool it for me? I really love your work 🙂

  18. Beautiful

  19. Iaciofano Fabrizio

    Hi Bruce, tanks for your tutorials.

  20. Awesome video. Very interesting and informative. 😀

  21. Is it possible use salvage leather for carving? Do I need to harden the salvage leather before I decide to carve in it? "most salvage leathe that have are all soft and worn"

  22. Very nice, you have a very calming and relaxing style Sir. Now ive got to watch all of your videos 😀

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