Product Description

Leatherwork Personal Training

Bob Klenda

Saturday, 05/18, (see description) Office, Holiday Inn

All skill levels welcome!

Bring a sampling of your work for a 1-on-1 critique of your leather carving and/or stamping, saddle or chap making. Ask questions, discuss your hopes and struggles. Receive ideas, information on ways of doing things and encouragement. Discuss leather, design, tools, and habits. Call the Journal to register: 715-362-5393 or register on-line. 3 time slots available: 11am – 12pm, 1pm – 2pm; 3pm – 4pm; Assigned on a first-come, first served basis. Please meet at the Leather Crafters/Trade Show Registration booth 5 minutes prior to your session.

Materials to Bring: Your leatherwork, tools and questions. All students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bob Klenda

Bob has been carving leather since 1959 and making saddles since 1962. As past president of the Colorado Saddle Makers Association, as well as being one of its founders, he is accustomed to teaching saddle making and leather carving at its seminars as well as for 4-H and in his own saddle shop. Bob is primarily self-taught and is eager to share his knowledge with others. He is a recipient of the Howard Munsell Award for promotion of the art of saddle making, and in 2010 he received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft.