Leather Crafter’s Journal
May/June 2024 Issue
Vol 34 No. 3
Artwork by: Takeshi Yonezawa

LEATHERCRAFT

8 These Are a Few of My Favorite Books
Dave Skinner

15 Get With the Program: Muscle Memory and the Swivel Knife
Gordon Andrus

23 How to Store Leather
Sean Aquino

36 In Depth on Depth: Experimenting with Your Tools
Steve Yezek

42 A Monogrammed Security Wallet
Michael Dale

62 Covering a Ring with Braiding
Joe Boyles

66 Depth by a Thousand Cuts
Kendall McKenzie

71 Fun with Stamping Tools: Double Angle Herringbone
Chan Geer

SPOTLIGHTS

2 About the Cover
Charil Reis

27 Determination: The Story of the Red-Tailed Hawk Project
Takeshi Yonezawa

54 2024 Leather Carving Contest

69 Hermann Oak Murals Near Completion
Charil Reis

TIPS

54 Scrolly & Scratch 3/2024
Gabor Pinter

73 Shop Hacks: Using the Non-Sticky for Proper Sticking
Serge Volken

79 The Skinny, No. 03/2024
Dave Skinner

SADDLERY

56 From My Bench to Yours – Chapter 4: Life at Thunder Ridge
Bob Klenda

DEPARTMENTS

4 From the Editor

6 Contributors

7 Coming Events

68 Leather Industry News

75 Leather Guilds

76 Classifieds

77 Subscription/Renewals

78 List of Advertisers

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