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  Leather stamping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leather stamping involves the use of shaped implements (stamps) to create an imprint onto a leather surface, often by striking the stamps with a mallet.
Most stamping is performed on tree-bark tanned leather that has been dampened with water, as the water makes the leather softer and able to be compressed by the design being pressed or stamped into it.
After the leather has been stamped, the design stays on the leather as it dries out, but it can fade if the leather becomes wet and is flexed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leather_stamping   (157 words)

 Leather Working Knowledgebase
These stamps have a plating on them that is not meant to impact something as hard as metal.
Leather carving is basically cutting a pattern into the leather with a swivel knife then stamping with a variety of tools to shape and texture the pattern.
A sponge is used to wet the surface of the leather.
www.onestopcandle.com /psjs_faqs/leatherfaq.html   (1608 words)

 Exciting Scout Crafts - Leather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
An uneven impression may be corrected by rotating the stamp and leather 180 degrees, carefully align the stamp and press again.
Stamping is always done on the skin side of the leather.
When you stamp the leather the stamp should penetrate slightly into the surface leaving a darker brown at the bottom of the impression.
www.e-scoutcraft.com /leather/leather.html   (1603 words)

 Leather Craft Supply - Leathercraft supplies, Tooling & Harness Leather Supplier
This leather utilizes tree bark and its natural tanning agent "tannin" to produce a hide substance capable of absorbing water and swelling as required for tooling, case forming and carving leather.
This leather is produced in either dry or oiltan finish and is ideal for saddle bags, and general horse gear with the exception of any strap goods as chrome tanned leather is subject to more stretch.
This leather is Veg/Barktan with the additional process of hot stuffing with wax and animal oils(tallow) to produce a firm, non-stretching, weather resistant leather for use in outdoor horse harness gear, lines, reins etc. This leather is available in either natural "Russet" (Medium brown in appearance due to wax finish), or "Black".
www.buckskinleather.com /saddle.htm   (518 words)

 Stamping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rubber stamp, the act or craft of applying inks or dyes to a product
Stamping (metalworking), a manufacturing process using a machine press or die to form sheet metal
Stamping, a downward kick using the heel (see Stomp (strike))
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Stamping   (108 words)

 Our leather.com has everything you would like out of leather, from wallets, to checkbook covers to handbags , even ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Stamping usually involves using very small metal stamps approximately 1 square inch in size to make small images, like letters, on your leather (seen on fair's and fleamarket's for belts and other leather objects).
Uncarved leather shouldn't be expensive, definitely not as expensive as you will see at fairs and festivals.
Untooled leather clothes, armor, or accessories can be made by anyone with the right equipment (leather tools, heavy duty industrial sewing machine).
www.ourleatherwork.com   (350 words)

 Basic Leather Tooling Class Handout
The embellishment of leather goods via cutting, stamping, and tooling date back into antiquity, and though these techniques have been simplified by modern tools and automation, the medieval leatherworker's craft has changed little in the intervening centuries.
Secure the traced pattern onto the leather (tape only to the back of the leather!), make sure the inked side of the paper is facing up (!) and transfer the pattern by pressing on the paper with a rounded stylus (ball-point pen).
Some leather is of a lower grade due to a few, bad defects, or small size.
www.personal.utulsa.edu /~marc-carlson/leather/toolingclass.html   (1084 words)

 Back at the Ranch | Tools of the Trade | The Creak of Leather | Saddlemaking, Leather Stamping and Design
The steps of leather stamping include transferring a design to the leather, cutting the design with a swivel knife, and stamping the different elements with the proper tools to create the finished image.
Leather to be stamped must be damp, but not too wet; when just moist enough it is "in case." The stamper must work quickly and finish stamping while the leather is moist.
SET STAMPS, such as those that produce block patterns, geometric designs, or a basket weave look, are made by repeating the same set impression, one after the other, and stacking them one atop the other.
www.westernfolklife.org /site/batr/tools_creak_making.php   (997 words)

 Tooling Leather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
And it is best done on vegetable-tanned leather that has not been oiled or waxed in any way, so it's still pinkish or flesh-colored.
The stamps are hammered into the leather with a mallet.
When you are all done, the leather needs to be sealed to protect your work and keep it from the damp.
www.alleycatscratch.com /lotr/Leather/Tooling.htm   (911 words)

 King of Crafts: Leather Craft Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Leather craft is a fascinating hobby and many artists have taken this way beyond carving initials or embossing a logo.
The only type of leather you want to try this on is vegetable tanned leather, which may be described as ""tooling leather"".
With leather craft embossing, you do not need extensive training since all that is required are some special tools, embossing plates or wheels, and some basic leather craft knowledge, which can be learned in a class or even on the Internet.
craftking.blogspot.com /2006/03/leather-craft-details.html   (687 words)

 Printing Supplies: Stamping in Azerbaijan, Baku, Printing art.
Stamping means decorative foil design on different materials (paperboard, vinyl, leather, etc.).
Stamping with the use of holographic foil is frequently used to protect documents from forgery.
In case foil is used in stamping the printing block is warmed up to 105-120 degrees.
www.psco.az /en/t6.html   (232 words)

 Siegel of California - Wholesale Leather and Supplies
With leather stamping, the girls can make leather bookmarks from thin leather and round practice pieces from heavier leather than can double as a coaster.
The leather needs to be vegetable tanned leather to take the impression of the tools when slightly damp.
Should you really want to get fancy, any student that is about 12 and over is fully capable of leather carving where a swivel knife is used to incise the lines that are then accentuated with the stamp tools.
www.siegelofca.com /view_verlane.asp?id=12   (483 words)

 Geometric Leather Stamping Instruction Style A - Free
Casing the leather - Using a moistened sponge wet the leather.
Once the leather dries to near its original color, it is properly "cased".
In this one the grid was stamped, then a patterned seeder tool was used to stamp the circles.
www.onestopcandle.com /leather/geoinsta01.php   (448 words)

 Leather Starter Kits, Leather carving, leather stamping
leather crafters, discuss leather crafts, post events, and more.
Includes mallet, leather finish, patterns, instructions and supplies to assemble projects.
These are the basic stamps used in leather stamping.
www.sbearstradingpost.com /leather-carving-starter-kits.html   (515 words)

 Leather backing while stamping?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
When the carving is done, the leather is dry, peel off the plastic, and no messy residue.
Place dry leather for project on glued area of poster board and set with a shoe hammer.
leather that comes from the belly area but leather from the firmer areas of a hide are relatively smooth.
www.iilg.org /lkb/articles/faq597.html   (1368 words)

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Leather is an excellent surface that can enhance the texture and feel of handmade cards.
The two sides of the leather (suede and tanned) are both suitable surfaces for most inks.
Stamp letters with Versacolor ink on the tanned side of a lighter toned leather.
www.heroarts.com /learning/print.cfm?techID=68   (256 words)

 Crafts : Tips / Techniques : Stamping on Leather : Home & Garden Television
Stamp leather frame with different images, reinking stamp after each impression.
Clean stamp with stamp cleaner when changing colors.
Stamp small pieces of leather in other colors and cut into different shapes.
www.hgtv.com /hgtv/cr_stamping_tips/article/0,1789,HGTV_3344_1373653,00.html   (205 words)

 Crafts : Artists / Crafters : Carved Leather Purse : Home & Garden Television
Use a maul or mallet with various leather tool stamps to decorate the carved leather pattern.
The basic stamps used are the sunburst, the pear shader (thumb print), the beveler, the veiner, the seeder and the background tool.
To seal the leather, use a second piece of wool to apply a coat of leather lacquer.
www.hgtv.com /hgtv/cr_artists/article/0,1789,HGTV_3228_1369774,00.html   (388 words)

 Rio Rondo -- Leather Tools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
We've hand-picked a small selection of Leather Stamping tools (and mallets) that are among the best choices for miniature leatherworking projects.
These non-metal mallets are best for use with leather stamps, as they won't damage or mash the handles.
Stamp once, turn the tool 180 degrees and line up the center and stamp again to obtain a "flower".
www.riorondo.com /tools/leathertools.html   (346 words)

 Stamping Techniques
You can stamp on this with either regular frosting or food coloring (the paste type coloring always works best.) I have stamped on regular frosting using the paste food coloring but you have to be sure that the frosting has dried for a good 2 hours before you attempt to stamp on it.
Stamp an image with an embossable ink (pigment or embossing pad) and pour embossing powder over the image while the ink is still wet.
Stamp image on vellum with embossing ink, emboss (allow heat source to warm up to maximum temperature as vellum is not designed to withstand such heat and will pucker/bubble/scorch rapidly) quickly.
www.kimstamps.com /techall.htm   (19559 words)

 CRAFTS : Rubber Stamping : Almost-Leather Concho Mirror : DIY Network
Vesta Abel, founder of Comotion Rubber Stamps, shows an easy-to-make western-style mirror featuring a rubber-stamped design that looks like leather.
The leather look is created with a foam product that has been heated, stamped and painted.
While the Almost Leather is still soft, quickly press the concho design into the center of the fan piece (figure A).
www.diynet.com /diy/cr_rubber_stamping/article/0,2025,DIY_13775_2268429,00.html   (331 words)

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Whether they stamp, tool, carve or simply make something out of finished leather, they will have a project they like and it will be useful as well.
Practice pieces are another precut shape in leather that is even more inexpensive and with a little imagination can be a coups, a slide, a book mark, a key chain or whatever several attached together could be.
Stamping is imprinting a design stamp into the leather surface by tapping the tool with a wooden hammer.
www.macscouter.com /cubscouts/PowWow00/Crafts00.doc   (5577 words)

 Clint Fay the Sheridan Style
He continued to work at the Fire Department, stamping leather in his time off from the station until he took disability retirement from the department in 1993.
Clint freelanced full time in partnership with his father, Walter Fay, who also stamped leather and made stamping tools, from 1993 to 2000.
He has worked with many young leather crafters here in Sheridan, including individual 4-H'ers and crafters who come to the shop to get help with their stamping.
www.clintfay.com   (388 words)

 Leather tools, Leather Stamping Tools, Craftool, Standing Bears
Geometric stamps are used for many decorative and special effect purposes.
Stamps can be used to create an authentic looking barb wire border design.
Leather figure carving stamps were designed to help you create leather carvings
www.sbearstradingpost.com /stampingtools1.html   (482 words)

 How to Make a Leather Book Cover - eHow.com
Make a leather cover for your favorite book or to give as a gift to someone special.
Evenly apply leather cement to the leather with a wooden paint stirring stick.
Use vegetable-tanned leather if you plan on tooling, dying or stamping the leather.
www.ehow.com /how_15436_make-leather-book.html   (476 words)

 Key Chains,Leather,advertising,Kustom Leather,Key rings-Kustom Leather-Coasters-Garment Tags-Promotional Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
We offer fine top-grain leather advertising specialty products that will satisfy any budget.
All selections are available in fl or natural leather.
Foil stamping is also available in gold,silver and other colors upon request.
www.kustomleather.com   (55 words)

 Leather working tools leatherworking supplies
This is a great beginner's kit for learning traditional leather carving, stamping and finishing.
Get your beginner leather crafter started today, and we will even give you a great price on all of these quality items!
This kit includes a key chain, a heart-shaped leather piece, 4 small stamps (w/handle) and instructions.
www.keepersofthefaith.com /Catalog/LeatherWorking_Projects_121.asp   (63 words)

 Leather Story Page
Stamping is the simplest and easiest of the group.
Silhouette stamping offers the craftsman, beginner or professional, unlimited uses of design and self expression and will open a whole new field of leather carving and stamping enjoyment.
Very few stamping tools are required as the entire operation consists of matting down the leather inside the design outlines.
whitecraftshoppingmarketing.biz /leather_Story.htm   (365 words)

 Flight Suit Nametags, Embroidered Nametags, Military Nametags, Military Insignia - Holicks Online Store
Our boots are handmade from start to finish using fine French calf leather.
After 100 years of boot making, these are the leather care products we recommend.
Hot stamping is a labeling process used to transfer colored film or metallic foil into a design or lettering applied to personalize or decorate objects.
www.holicks.com   (186 words)

 Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The fundamentals of leather carving, pattern placement, tracing, dye charts and project assembly.
For those who always wanted to sew with leather and suede but were afraid to try, this book explains the special tools and notions that work best, basic techniques and stitches.
Learn the secrets of pattern making, choosing leathers and fabrics, decorative options, cutting, stitching and more.
www.montanaleather.com /bookspage2.htm   (147 words)

 Leather Links: What's Cool   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Leather tools with step by step photo's on using them, supplies, beads and much more.
Canadian leather craft supplier of leather, polished solid brass buckles, hardware, dyes, zippers etc. since 1975.
Tandy Leather has just announced the launch of a full e-commerce site to sell leathercrafting items to consumers and provide information and resources promoting the craft.
iilg.org /links/Cool   (819 words)

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