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The Leather Crafting Wood Burning and Whittling Starter Handbook - Beginner Friendly 3 in 1 Guide with ProcessTips and Techniques in Leatherworking and Wood Crafting - cover

The Leather Crafting Wood Burning and Whittling Starter Handbook - Beginner Friendly 3 in 1 Guide with ProcessTips and Techniques in Leatherworking and Wood Crafting

Stephen Fleming

Publisher: Stephen Fleming

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Summary

Are you looking for hobbies that can be a favorite weekend pastime for young, old, and teens alike?
 
Well, you can get 3 of them in a single book: 
 
Leather Crafting
 
Wood Burning
 
Whittling
 
We all need few hobbies to unwind, relax, and cut off from the routine chores and excessive technology (Digital Detox).
 
Also, whether you are young, old, or teen, across all age groups, these activities are required for different reasons.
 
Like for older lot, it’s about being active and busy, and for a younger lot, it’s about spending some time not thinking about work. For kids, it’s about cultivating a focused work ethic in one activity in the times of million distractions and longer screen times!
 
This book would present you with minimalistic and value-packed information on these three crafts, which would enable you to start and finish your first project.
 
About the Author
 
I am a Technology Consultant by profession and started my leathercraft and woodcraft journey in the year 2014. I started by going through multiple YouTube videos, courses, Facebook groups, and finally completed my first project after four months. 
 
I was confused and was lost in the magnitude of information available online. I firmly believe that while starting, you need exact, necessary, minimalistic information to start your first project, pardon: Complete your first project!
 
So I started writing this book to provide a minimalistic approach to information required to start your first leather project. It covers:
 
Leather Crafting
 
History of Leather
 
Basics Tools and their usage
 
Making Patterns
 
Cutting Patterns
 
Gluing
 
Beveling, Embossing, Stamping
 
Stitching basics
 
Coloring and Finishing
 
Tips, Techniques for the beginner
 
Appendix: List of online resources available for free patterns, tips, and techniques
 
Wood Burning/Pyrography
 
Introduction to the art: The history and steps involved
 
Tools: All about tools required: Detailed instructions on using Wood Burner including different tips
 
Designing, Tracing, and Shading: I must say the shading part only comes by practicing!
 
Coloring, Polishing, and Finishing
 
Safety Instructions: Very important and highlighted all through the book
 
 Step by Step instructions on 10 starter projects with pictures
 
Frequently Asked Questions (All the ones I could remember and not covered in other chapters)
 
Sample Designs: Mandala, Tiger, Dragon, and more.
 
Whittling
 
Introduction: History of Whittling, how it started and became part of popular culture.
 
Wood: All about the type of wood, grains, and tips for starting.
 
Tools: All about pocket and carving knives
 
Techniques: All type of cuts
 
Safety: Gloves, Thumb pads, duct tape, and other innovative options.
 
Starter projects with photos and step by step instructions
 
Frequently asked questions: 22 beginner questions as answered by experts: Multiple solutions to a single problem
 
List of online resources for patterns
 
Well, if you ever wanted to start your Journey in these crafts, this would be the perfect enabler and a guide for you.
 
Why?
 
Because I genuinely believe in the saying, “The best person to guide you is the one few steps ahead of you.”
 
So, what are you waiting for? Get this updated book and start your Journey Today!

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