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How to make a simple Tool Roll from leather

I have recently finished a video detailing how to make a tool roll from lightweight leather.  It is a simple design that can be used to hold a variety of objects.  Anything you need to organize or store can be accommodated with these simple steps.

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Steampunk Bracer video playlist

Hello there.  I have begun posting videos of some of the work I am doing on various projects.  If you would like to see all the available videos about the Steampunk Bracers, there is now a playlist that you can go.  This combines all of these videos in one convenient location.  Just click HERE.

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Adding color to the Steampunk bracers

Here is a video I put together from a Twitch stream I did recently.  In this video I go over some of the techniques in applying color to a design carved in leather.  I am creating a set of steampunk style bracers and documenting the process on Twitch and then editing the videos to be watched later on my YouTube channel.

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I am live streaming on Twitch!

Now that Twitch has launched the new Creative section of their service, I have set up a channel to stream projects I am working on. If I am going to spend time at my desk, why not share what I am doing with anyone who is interested. Read More

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Building a Fallout AER9 Laser Rifle

I have taken on the not insignificant task of building a laser rifle from the Fallout game series.  This is a very well known weapon from the game, so I need to make sure to get it correct.  I am 3D printing the parts using a file created by Yvo de Haas of Ytec.  I previously built a PipBoy with his renders and it is a beautiful piece. Read More

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Carving a Leather Card Wallet cover Time Lapse

I am working on a commission for a card wallet. I thought this would be a good opportunity to show you some more of my work and practice my media skills Read More

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BB8 Project-Dome Panel Assembly

This will be me sharing the information I learned during the assembly of the dome panels for BB8. These are my experiences and I hope to convey them as clearly as possible while also providing as much information as I can. Once again, thanks to the BB8 Builders Club for all they have provided. Read More

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BB8 Full Scale Replica Project

I have decided to build a replica of BB8 from the newest Star Wars movie. I’m not exactly sure how far I will get, or how functional I can make it, but my goal is a full size, remote controlled BB8. I am starting by printing out the pieces for the construction, then those will be assembled and painted. I will then move on to the electronics that will provide the movement and lighting. Read More

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