Bobby Park’s Bindings & Turned Edges Demonstration


9 in stock

Bob Park

Prescott Resort – Arizona Room

Wednesday  2/26  7:00pm – 10:00pm

All skill levels welcome!

9 in stock

SKU: PA20WS07 Category:

Product Description

In this demonstration, Bobby will share the methods he uses to create and apply leather bindings and turned edges on casework such as albums, wallets, briefcases and purses. These are techniques which are essential when utilizing pre-finished interior assemblies or where burnishing the edges is impractical. Topics covered will include hand skiving, splitting, trimming, gluing and sewing. Bobby will demonstrate the use of several hand tools for cutting and skiving and with the aid of a large screen TV and multiple cameras, students will be presented with close-up views of each and every operation. Additionally, Bobby will demonstrate the use of the of bell knife skivers, leather splitters and their practical applications to this subject. If you have ever considered using bindings or turned edges in a project then this demonstration will be particularly informative. Time permitting, there will be an open Q & A session where Bobby will answer questions regarding any subject which may interest the class.

Materials to bring: Note taking materials. Cameras are welcome.

Born and raised in Arizona, Bobby Park was greatly influenced by the cowboy lifestyle. He began tooling leather at the age of twelve and has developed a unique style in the western floral tradition. His work has won numerous awards at gear shows and exhibitions and sells throughout the U.S. and Europe. Bobby instructs both locally and abroad. In 2015 he was presented with the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft. He authored Creating Western Floral Designs, a highly acclaimed instruction on western floral tooling patterns which is distributed in over 40 countries and he sells a variety of innovative products which are designed to enhance leatherworking for novices and professionals alike.

Workshop Sponsors:Hermann Oak Leather Co., Leather Machine Co., LLC and Bob Park Custom Leather