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Precision Backgrounding & Advanced Carving Techniques


Precision Backgrounding & Advanced Carving Techniques

Chris Andre

Thursday, 18. October, 2018 - ROZET, Kortestraat 16, Arnhem

9.00-12.00, (9 am - 12 pm)

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Course Description: 

In this workshop, many advanced carving and backgrounding techniques will be demonstrated, highlighting ways to create more depth and a “3-D” look in your carvings. While this is mostly a demonstration, students are encouraged to bring their carving tools to “play along” in class. Leather donated by Hermann Oak Leather Company.

Student Should Bring (if desired): Basic carving tools, swivel knife, strop, fine-checkered matters, figure bevelers, bar grounders and decorative matters, matter bevelers, veiner, small, smooth pear shaders, modeling spoon, maul and a stamping stone.  (Chris will have a limited number of tools to share).

Chris Andre

Chris “Slickbald” Andre is a professional leather artist and maker in Longmont, Colorado. Chris works mostly in cowboy action and concealed carry gun leather while dabbling in saddles, cowboy trappings and motorcycle gear. Chris is also an active and competitive member of SASS and Cowboy Fast Draw, and is a lifetime competitive shooter. Chris authors a variety of instruction and pattern packs for gun leather and other items as well as offering workshops in holster making and carving.

Cancellation Policy

• There is a $25 administration fee for cancelling a workshop.
  (The cost of the workshop will be refunded minus the $25 fee.)
• No refunds after FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018.