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Saddle Cantle Binding

$125.00
Please register at the Leather Crafters booth

Saddle Cantle Binding

Al Gould

Thursday, May 17, 1 pm - 5 pm

Sheridan Room, Holiday Inn

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Part 4 in a 4-part series this year in Sheridan! Cantle binding application is one of the most troubling tasks of saddle making. In this workshop, learn to shape a Cheyenne roll to your advantage; prepare leather for ease of application; apply the binding, secure it in place and shape it for sewing. (Special Offer: Select all 4 parts in the series – Saddle Ground Seat, Saddle Fit-Up, Saddle Front and Saddle Cantle Binding – and save $100! Register for Saddle Solutions; see Registration Form). Leather donated by Hermann Oak Leather Co.


Materials to Bring: Notebook, pencil and camera.

Al Gould

Al is a custom saddle maker and leather artist, having made saddles since 1960. Horses and cattle have been a large part of his life with experience in – and not limited to – high country packing mules and cow punching. Al is also a gold card member of Pro-Rodeo. He has taught a variety of workshops at numerous past shows and enjoys sharing as much of his hard-earned knowledge as possible. He was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2009.