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Finger Carving Demonstration

$75.00
Please register at the Leather Crafters booth

Finger Carving Demonstration

Bob Park

Wednesday, May 16, 7 pm - 10 pm

Chaparral Room, Holiday Inn

Skill Level: All skill levels welcome!

Students in this class will learn how to create beautiful swivel knife designs. Discussion will include the various styles of finger carving, pattern creation, layout and practical applications. Instruction will include the use of various types of swivel knives & blades, sharpening, cutting techniques, free hand cutting and the application of additional stamping tools. Bobby will demonstrate the layout and cutting of a typical finger carving pattern. Materials donated by Hermann Oak Leather Co. and Bob Park Custom Leather.

Materials to Bring: Note taking materials, sharp swivel knife, strop, tracing stylus 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 won 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. He is also a continuing contributor to the Leather Crafters and Saddlers Journal trade magazine. Bobby also produces a variety of innovative products designed to improve and enhance leather working for novices and professionals, alike. Be sure to stop by his booth at the trade show!