Saddles – Part 4: Cantle Binding
Thursday, 05/16, 1:00pm –5:00pm, Sheridan Room, Holiday Inn
All skill levels welcome!
Part 4 in a 4-part series this year in Sheridan! Cantle binding application is one of the most troubling tasks of saddle making. In this workshop, learn to shape a Cheyenne roll to your advantage; prepare leather for ease of application; apply the binding, secure it in place and shape it for sewing. (Special Offer: Select all 4 parts in the series – Saddle Ground Seat, Saddle Fit-Up, Saddle Front and Saddle Cantle Binding – and save $100! Register for Saddle Solutions; see Registration Form).
Materials to Bring: Notebook, pencils and eraser.
Al Gould is a custom saddle maker and leather artist, having made saddles since 1960. Horses and cattle have been a large part of his life with experience in – and not limited to – high country packing mules and cow punching. Al is also a gold card member of Pro-Rodeo. Al has taught a variety of workshops at numerous past shows and enjoys sharing as much of his hard-earned knowledge as possible. He was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2009.