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10 Basic Tools Every Beginner Leather Craftsman Should Have

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This topic has been highly requested, and even though it's nearly impossible to answer (because of everyone's individual needs), I do my best to get you started on the right track. These are some basic, valuable leather making tools and supplies that you'll be able to use for the rest of your life. Hope this helps!

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Below is a list of tools we use.

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**Hand Tools**

Scratch Awl - Item #3217-00
Precision Craft Knife - Item #3031-00
Strap Cutter - Item #3080-00
Adjustable Groover - Item #8074-00
Pro Classic Edgers - Item #83001-02
Edge Paint Roller Pen - Item #3437-00
Rotary Punch - Item #3230-00
Wood Slicker - Item #8121-00
Poly Roller Tool - Item #8080-00
Pro Poly Maul - Item #35062-02
Craftool Oblong Hole Punch - Item #3121-06
Point Strap End Punch - Item #3172-06
Round End Punch - Item #3171-06

Craftool® Pro Stitch Master® Sewing Machine - Item #3975-01
Pro Hand Press - Item #3960-00
Burnishing Machine - Item #3972-00
Pro Clicker Press - Item #3974-00
Pro Tipping Machine - Item #3973-00
Heat Imprinting Machine - Item #3970-00

**Other Supplies**
Premium Applicator Sponges - Item #3451-00
Adhesive Eraser - Item #3454-00
Beeswax block - Item #2014-00
2 .lb Mini Anvil - Item #3101-00
Cutting Board - Item #3464-00
Barge Cement - Item #2510-04
Glue pot - Item #42515-000
Neatsfoot Oil - Item #21998-00


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  • Hi I was just wanting to know the name of the machine that you showed on one of your videos showing a hand machine for making stitching holes. you said that you only had a limiting amount of them. can you please confirm the name and price please. I live in Northern Ireland i.e. Ballymena County Antrim. many thanks. keep up the good work mate. Cheers

    Mervyn Crowe on
  • Hi there! Just curious if the Clicker Press board would damage your hand tools?

    Natalie Parker on

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