Tooled Belt Buckle with Braided Edge: click to enlarge

Tooled Belt Buckle with Braided Edge


Tooled Belt Buckle with Braided Edge

Lisa and Loren Skyhorse

Saturday, 20. October, 2018 - ROZET, Kortestraat 16, Arnhem

09.00-16.00, (9 am - 4 pm)

Skill Level: All Skill Levels Welcome!

Course Description: Lisa and Loren Skyhorse will guide students through the process of making a leather belt buckle. Lisa will coach you through design and tooling and Loren will instruct you on coloring and finishing. You will finish the edge of your buckle by learning the beautiful edge braiding that Loren is famous for. Some materials donated by Hermann Oak Leather Company, Tandy Leather, The Fiebing Company and Renia GmbH.

Student Should Bring: Swivel knife, strop, stamping and beveling tools, mallet, stamping stone, rotary hole punch, rubber gloves, tracing paper, pencil, small and tapered artist’s brush, head knife or utility knife and an edger.

Lisa and Loren Skyhorse live and work in Durango, Colorado. They have been a full-time saddle making team since 1974. Together, they have built over 1000 custom pleasure, trail and show saddles, as well as furniture, accessories and art pieces. Another passion of theirs is to build “collection saddles”, which are pieces of ride-able art. A recent project involved casting one of their collection saddles in bronze – twice. You can view their work on

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.