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Cowboy Cuffs

On-line registration is now closed. Please register for workshops at the Leather Crafters & Saddlers Journal Booth at the trade show.

Cowboy Cuffs

Jesse W. Smith

Wednesday, February 28, 8 am - 5 pm

Bradshaw Room - Prescott Rescort & Conference Center

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome!

Carve in the Northwest Style with Jesse. He’ll show you his unique and interesting floral style of tooling and stamping while you construct a set of cowboy cuffs. If you’ve ever wondered what sets the Northwest Style apart, you need to take this workshop. You’ll also glean some helpful pointers during the construction process. It’s all in a day’s work! Materials donated by Hermann Oak Leather Co.

Materials to Bring: Modeling spoon, stylus, pear shaders, small thumbprints, bevellers (lined or checkered), Sheridan style stamping tools, veiners, mulesfoot, bargrounders, swivel knife, strop, mallet and a stamping surface.

Jesse Smith

Jesse began making leather craft items while in the Air Force. He made his first saddle for his dad. Eventually, he bought The Tack Shop in Spokane, WA, and has built saddles ever since. Jesse also taught saddlery at Spokane Falls Community College for 28 years. He now lives in Pritchett, CO, and operates his own saddle making school, and is an accomplished chap maker. Jesse received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2001.