Burnishing Edges Demonstration: click to enlarge

Burnishing Edges Demonstration

$75.00
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Burnishing Edges Demonstration

Bob Park

Thursday, March 1, 2 pm - 5 pm

Arizona Room - Prescott Resort & Conference Center

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome!

This is one of the most highly attended demonstrations that Bobby produces. If you are interested in learning various methods to produce professional quality edge finishes, then this is your class! He utilizes close up cameras and a large screen HD TV to demonstrate each step of a number of burnishing techniques. His demonstration of the most popular burnishing machines like Cobra, Weaver and Fantastic Burnisher provides an excellent opportunity to observe their practical applications. Instruction will cover subjects like: types of edgers, sharpening, techniques in hand burnishing, the use of various burnishing solutions, edge dyeing, burnishing with a Dremel and dealing with exotic and chrome tanned leather. Time permitting, there will be an open Q & A session at the end of the demonstration where Bobby will answer questions regarding any subject which may interest the class. Materials donated by Hermann Oak Leather Co. and Bob Park Custom Leather. Equipment provided by Leather Machine Co., Inc.

Materials to Bring: Note taking materials and a camera.
Bobby’s direct contact info: 602-999-3099 or hidepounder@gmail.com

Bob Park

Bobby is a leathersmith specializing in western floral tooling. He has developed a unique style in the western tradition, winning numerous awards at national shows and exhibitions. In 2015, he was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft. In addition to his leatherwork, Bobby is the author of Creating Western Floral Designs, a highly acclaimed instruction on creating western tooling patterns, which is currently distributed in over 40 countries. A popular instructor, Bobby shares his techniques over a variety of subjects. Bobby also produces a variety of innovative products designed to improve and enhance leather working for novices and professionals, alike.