This course is not running during 2014

1 day course

This course will be run by Neil MacGregor. It is designed to help leather workers  to sharpen and maintain their hand tools and to design and make simple aids/jigs to help with specific tasks in the workshop.

Tools covered include:

Knives :

  • the range of knives and what they are used for
  • steel quality
  • the sharpening angles
  • sharpening methods

Edge Bevellers
Race ( chanelling tools)
Plough Gauge knives
Splitter blades

Jigs and aids for sharpening, preparing & stitching, tool covers, strop etc

No dates for 2013