Cowboy Action Gunleather

$200.00

Cowboy Action Gunleather

SKU: PA19-WS17 Category:

Product Description

Cowboy Action Gunleather

Chris Andre

Thursday, 02/28/19, 8:00am – 5:00pm Granite Mountain Room, Prescott Resort

All skill levels welcome!

Learn the fundamentals of professional Western gunleather design and construction. This class will focus on Western holsters for Cowboy Action Shooting, with the student making one “fast draw” style holster. Fitting the holster style to the customer, types of holsters and their applications, as well as designing holsters from scratch will be covered. In construction we will discuss leather selection, the welt seam, liners, wet molding and more. Chris will share shop tips and production techniques to help the student hit the ground running. Students will receive one of Slickbald’s Cowboy Holster Master Pattern pattern packs.

Materials to Bring: Students should have their own professional collection of properly shaped, sharpened, and polished tools: Pencil, head knife or similar, strop, round punches (1/4” & 3/8”), maul, one medium sized (#3/4) French skiver, #3 and #5 common edge bevellers, #11 Exacto-style knife, slicker, wing dividers, needle-nose pliers, and a lace puller if you have one. Chris will try to bring tools to fill in any gaps.

Chris Andre

Chris “Slickbald” Andre is a professional leather artist and maker in Frederick, Colorado. Chris works mostly in cowboy action and concealed carry gun leather while dabbling in saddles, cowboy trappings and motorcycle gear. Chris is also an active and competitive member of SASS and Cowboy Fast Draw, and is a lifetime competitive shooter. Chris authors a variety of instruction and pattern packs for gun leather and other items as well as offering workshops in holster making and carving.