Leatherwork Personal Training


Bob Klenda

Prescott Resort – Coomer Room

Saturday 2/29 (see description)

All skill levels welcome!

SKU: PA20WS25 Category:

Product Description

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. 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 to be shown to your classroom.

Materials to bring: Bring a sampling of your successes and struggles whether it be leather or the tools that you use. Bring pictures or samples of what you’re trying to achieve.  Bring a list of questions and things that you would like to discuss. All students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bob Klenda has been carving leather since 1959 and making saddles since 1962. As past president of the CSMA, he is accustomed to teaching saddle making and leather carving. Bob is primarily self-taught and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. He has received a 34-year pin for teaching 4-H leather craft, received the Howard Munsell Award for promotion of the art of saddle making, received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2010, and was recognized as 2016 Saddle Maker of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists.

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11am – 12pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

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11am-12pm, 1pm-2pm, 3pm-4pm