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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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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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Phoenix Fan Fest 2015 news

November 9, 2015

Phoenix Fan Fest 2015 news

I am happy to say that I will be attending Phoenix Fan Fest from December 4-7 this year. Earlier, I stated that I would not be able to make it this year, circumstances and what not. It seems things have fallen into place and I will be there. Read More

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Leather Flask Cover process

I have been convinced (told) that I should present a breakdown of what goes into some of the work I do. Since the majority of what I do right now are flask covers, and that IS what I’m working on right now, I thought I would start with that. These pictures are of an item I am making for Nerdtacular, later this month. I will show the steps and give an idea of the time involved. I will have the grand total at the end of the post.  Read More

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One year anniversary!?

This same weekend, one year ago, I decided to take a hobby and see about making it a business. It was at Nerdtacular 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. For those of you that don’t know the story, I will tell you. For those that do, here it is again. Read More

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