Prescott Resort – Granite Mountain Room
Saturday 02/25 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
All skill levels welcome!
Workshop Description: Together with Slickbald you will learn how to design and build a sheath for a USA-made hunting knife. Each student will receive a new knife, valued at $140-150, and will take home the knife and sheath! You will learn to design a “split toe” pattern from scratch and create a welted sheath stamped with a geometric design of your choosing, complete with a handle wrap.
Materials to bring: Pencil, ruler, well-sharpened round knife or similar, strop, edge bevellers, wide push skiver, camouflage stamp, dividers, geometric stamps (if desired), stamping surface and maul/mallet.
Workshop Instructor: Chris “Slickbald” Andre is a professional leather artist and maker from Colorado who received the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in May of 2022. 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.
Workshop Sponsors: Hermann Oak Leather Co., Leather Machine Co., LLC, and Tandy Leather
Registering for someone else? Be sure to record their name as the student in the Order Notes Box (located under the Shipping Address) when you Check Out.