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Man About Town

Craftsman, dandy and man about town.
Here I shall post pictures of things that delight me and poor quality photographs of my creations or works in progress and shamelessly encourage you to buy them.

Posts tagged Leatherwork:

Keep inflated everybody.

Keep inflated everybody.

I’ve been making Halloween masks, starting by wet-molding leather over a cast of my face, then hacking it up and stitching it back together. Costumes aren’t scary enough these days.

I’ve been making Halloween masks, starting by wet-molding leather over a cast of my face, then hacking it up and stitching it back together. Costumes aren’t scary enough these days.

The suitcase project continues. All I have to do is figure out how best to fit the arm straps to the case straps.

Just listened to ‘I Never Talk To Strangers’ while skiving some leather using a stanley knife blade. Hash tag leatherworkthehardway, you know what I’m saying?

Just listened to ‘I Never Talk To Strangers’ while skiving some leather using a stanley knife blade. Hash tag leatherworkthehardway, you know what I’m saying?

(Source: awesomepeoplehangingouttogether)

Suitcase handle, done!
I really ought to eat now.

Suitcase handle, done!

I really ought to eat now.

Suitcase to haversack project is go!

Suitcase to haversack project is go!

Spent the evening thus far watching Community and making this strap for Neil of The Heaton Playboys’ washboard.
Working with leather is a treat.

Spent the evening thus far watching Community and making this strap for Neil of The Heaton Playboys’ washboard.

Working with leather is a treat.

Here’s a hand-stitched bag made of bicycle tyres I’m working on while watching cartoons.
I’ve lost the feeling in my stitching fingers.

Here’s a hand-stitched bag made of bicycle tyres I’m working on while watching cartoons.

I’ve lost the feeling in my stitching fingers.