In this marvelous book, Salaman describes and illustrates every tool used in the leather-working trades in Great Britain from about until the present time. A reprint of Salaman’s classic reference, out of print for ten years, describing and illustrating in black and white virtually every tool used in the leatherworking. Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, C. And the Tools of Allied Trades by R. A. Salaman Paperback: pages Publisher: Astragal.

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You sir are a treasure trove of information and a real asset to the Leatherworking community. Sharp and Ready to Use. Coded entirely in NYC. Free returns for six months. Toosl in your craft. However this sub is dedicated to making leather goods, any discussions about care should be in the context of finishing a project as a maker.

Post a comment containing details about your project, such as leather type, thread used, tools used, etc. With its leatherwworking wealth of information and impeccable scholarship, it is invaluable to leatherworkers, tool collectors, and industrial researchers alike. Like many craft trades shoemaking tools have, in the main, been around for for a long time.


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Blog Entry or Filler – You Decide! There’s a ton of good information in this book and I think it would be valuable for a lot of people wondering what some of the tools they’ve seen on eBay are supposed to be for.

That is not all, there are sections on leather decorating, clog making, harness and saddle making, as well as many other trades. I own this item I manufacture this item. Wood Finishing with Lockwood Dyes. Please contribute your own review: Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

The Dictionary Leatherworking Tools circa sounds like a learned academic work, and in some ways it is. Want to add to the discussion? It won’t let me look at it and I don’t seem to be able to download it. The Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools is no less distinguished. Please contact the manufacturer regarding any care of the goods. Wanted to share this with the community. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Although written from a British viewpoint, the author consulted and visited widely when doing his research.

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Classic Texts on Tools and Woodworking. Sales This sub is NOT intended for buying, selling, or trading of goods and tools. I have updated the file in the link to be searchable, with a significantly smaller file size that should help with some of the download issues a few were having.


Any posts that contain the word ‘first’ in their title will be auto deleted. Often there is also a further illustration showing the tool in use. What makes it special, however, is that it covers all the tools used in boot and shoe making with an explanation of how they are used, usually with illustrations.

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Log in or sign up in seconds. Dropbox Link to the Book. Looking forward to the OCR version. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. This makes the if specifically devoted to boot and shoe making very relevant to anybody making footwear on a small scale today. Use the flair function on your post so they’re searchable.