Leather Crafters & Saddlers Journal
September/October 2021 Issue
Vol 31 No. 5

Artwork by
Gabor Pinter

LEATHERCRAFT

8 Laced Deerskin Pouch
Charlie Favour

13 Essential Tools: Bench Weights
Michael Dale

16 Tooling with Kathy Flanagan – The Arctic Fox, Part 1: A Study on Light
Kathy Flanagan

24 Fun with Stamping Tools: Twisted Double Rope
Chan Geer

32 The Upside Down Flower
Gabor Pinter

46 MD Essential Bag #8, Part 2
Stella Hofstedt

73 Basics of Leather Sculpture, Part 2: The X1 Leather Hardening
Method – Update!
Jason Timmermans

SADDLERY

66 From My Bench to Yours: Saddle Construction – Category 12: Stirrups, Part 3
Bob Klenda

SPOTLIGHTS

2 About the Cover
Gabor Pinter

22 Re-Outfitting My Heritage
Armin Dobstetter

26 2021 Al & Ann Stohlman Awards
Dot Reis/Tony Laier

36 Amélia Nery (1870-1960): Leather Carver, Gilded Leather Artist, and Painter
Franklin Pereira

56 Inaugural Heart of Texas Leather Show a Promising Omen for Leathercraft
Charil Reis

TIPS

79 Modeling Tool Finesse
Ralf Meisel

DEPARTMENTS

4 From the Editor

6 Contributors

7 Coming Events

63 Leather Industry News

75 Leather Guilds

76 Classifieds

78 List of Advertisers

September/October 2021 issue Advertisers

name

phone

email

website

American Elk & Deer

(970) 232-9803

info@americanelkanddeer.com

americanelkanddeer.com

American Leather Direct Inc

270-526-3835

info@aleatherd.com

www.aleatherd.com

Artisan Sewing Supplies Inc

323-838-1408

info@artisansew.com

www.artisansew.com

Barry King Tools

307-672-5657

kingtool@fiberpipe.net

www.barrykingtools.com

Bee Natural Leathercare

360-891-7178

bnatura@pacifier.com

www.beenaturalleathercare.com

Blevins Mfg Co Inc

307-322-2190

Bowden Saddle Tree Co

915-877-3191

info@saddletree.com

www.saddletree.com

Bruce Johnson Leather Tools

(844) 584-7866

bruce@brucejohnsonleather.com

www.brucejohnsonleather.com

Buckeye Engraving Inc

330-677-5685

buckeyeengraving@yahoo.com

www.steelhandstamps.com

C – Loys Leathers

915-239-9102

loycuellar@yahoo.com

http://www.cloysleathers.com/

C S Osborne & Co

(973) 483-3232

cso@csosborne.com

www.csosborne.com

Chuck Smith Tools

760-749-5755

olsmoothie@sbcglobal.net

chucksmithleathertools.com

Double K Leather

636-493-1833

sales@doublekleather.com

www.doublekleather.com

E C Leather Inc

918-583-0292

ecleather@aol.com

Fiebing Company Inc

414-271-5011

sales@fiebing.com

www.fiebing.com

Geers Custom Leather

307-674-9226

mgeer2@charter.net

George Barta Hide Co

707-762-2965

Goliger Leather Company

805-650-6553

service@goligerleather.com

www.goligerleather.com

Grey Ghost Graphics

843-267-8136

jeff@greyghostgraphics.com

www.greyghostgraphics.com

Hermann Oak Leather Company

314-421-1173

sales@hermannoakleather.com

www.hermannoakleather.com

Hide & Leather House

707-255-6160

HideInfo@HideHouse.com

www.hidehouse.com

J M Saddler Inc

979-693-5114

service@jmsaddler.com

www.jmsaddler.com

Jesse W Smith Saddlery

719-643-5553

jessesmithsaddle@gmail.com

www.jessesmithsaddlery.com

Joda Knife & Tool

(307)899-7117

jodaknifetool@protonmail.com

www.jodaknifeandtool.com

Klenda Custom Saddlery

970-878-5382

bob@klendasaddlery.com

www.klendasaddlery.com

Larson Leather Company

817-399-0044

elarson@kelly-larson.com

www.kellylarsonsales.com

Leather Machine Co Llc

(866)962-9880

cobra@leathermachineco.com

Leathersmith Designs

(800)845-1829

sales@leathersmithdesigns.com

leathersmithdesigns.com

Loon Creek Leather L L C

260-356-0726

saddles@LoonCreekLeather.com

www.looncreekleather.com

Macpherson Leather Co

206-328-0855

info@macphersonleather.com

www.macphersonleather.com

Makers Leather Supply

(913) 787-1019

aaron@makersleathersupply.com

www.makersleathersupply.com

Mark Staton Co

337-988-9964

mark@markstatonco.com

www.markstatonco.com

Pecard Leather Care Co

920-468-5056

info@pecard.com

www.pecard.com

Pendleton Leather Show

admin@pendletonleathershow.com

www.pendletonleathershow.com

Perfectex Plus L L C

714-898-5989

info@perfectex.com

www.perfectex.com

Pro Series Tools

505-632-7039

beardclan@advantas.net

www.robertbeardtools.com

Q – Lighting

800-513-2256

ira@qed-medical.com

www.q-lighting.com

Raphael Sewing

866-415-8223

info@techsew.com

www.techsew.com

Renia Gmbh

011-49-221-630-7990

info@renia.com

www.renia.com

Rons Tool Company

(406)552-7433

tools@ronstools.com

www.ronstools.com

Russian Leathercrafting

scala@list.ru

www.en.leathercrafting-journal.ru

Silver Creek Leather Co

812-945-8520

greg@silvercreekleather.com

www.silvercreekleather.com

Slickbald Customs

303-641-0861

slickbaldcustoms@gmail.com

www.makersleathersupply.com

Small Farmers Journal – Ads

800-876-2893

miller@smallfarmersjournal.com

www.smallfarmersjournal.com

Snapping Turtle Leather

(267) 371-9118

scotts1hm@aol.com

Home

Sorrell Notions & Findings

405-282-5464

lisa@lisasorrell.com

www.sorrellnotionsandfindings.com

Springfield Leather Company

800-668-8518

kevin@springfieldleather.com

www.springfieldleather.com

Steel Stamps Inc

208-345-2550

steelstampsinc@yahoo.com

www.steelstampsinc.com

Tandy Leather

817-872-3200

alyssa.shira@tandyleather.com

www.tandyleatherfactory.com

Texas Custom Dies Inc

888-755-9025

hktxcd@aol.com

www.texascustomdies.com

The Dude Ranchers Association

866-399-2339

colleen@duderanch.org

The Tooling Bench

435-586-9591

toolingbench@msn.com

Thoroughbred Leather

502-315-0315

thoroughbredleather@gmail.com

www.thoroughbredleather.com

Tippmann Industrial Products Inc

866-286-8046

matts@tippmannindustrial.com

www.tippmannindustrial.com

Twister D Products – Lace Master

208-884-3766

leather@gfeller.us

www.lacemaster.com

Weaver Leather Inc

800-932-8371

info@weaverleather.com

www.leathersupply.com

Weaver Leather Inc

800-932-8371

info@weaverleather.com

www.leathersupply.com

Weber Stirrups

208-466-2870

trinaweber@msn.com

www.weberstirrups.com

Wickett & Craig Of America Inc

800-826-6379

info@wickett-craig.com

www.wickett-craig.com

Y – Knot Lace

406-249-5225

lace@y-knotlace.com

www.y-knotlace.com