Bob Park’s Burnishing Edges Demonstration
Wednesday, 05/15, 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Chaparral, Holiday Inn
All skill levels welcome!
This is one of the most highly attended demonstrations that Bobby produces. If you are interested in learning various methods to produce professional quality edge finishes, then this is your class! He utilizes close up cameras and a large screen HD TV to demonstrate each step of a number of burnishing techniques. His demonstration of the most popular burnishing machines like Cobra, Weaver and the Fantastic Burnisher provides an excellent opportunity to observe their practical applications. Instruction will cover subjects like: types of edgers, sharpening, techniques in hand burnishing, the use of various burnishing solutions, edge dyeing, burnishing with a Dremel and dealing with exotic and chrome tanned leather. Time permitting, there will be an open Q & A session at the end of the demonstration where Bobby will answer questions regarding any subject which may interest the class.
Materials to Bring: Note taking materials. Cameras are welcome. Bobby’s contact info: 602-999-3099; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bobby is a leathersmith specializing in western floral tooling. He has won numerous awards at national shows and exhibitions. In 2015, he was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft. In addition to his leatherwork, Bobby is the author of Creating Western Floral Designs. He is also a continuing contributor to the Leather Crafters and Saddlers Journal trade magazine. Bobby also produces a variety of innovative products designed to improve and enhance leather working for novices and professionals, alike. Be sure to stop by his booth at the trade show!