One of the most important tasks performed by anyone in leathercraft, or even just someone attempting to repair something made of leather, is making a hole in it.
There are a few ways to accomplish this task and a few different tools to help. If you are working in leathercraft then you will need to have a few different sizes and styles of tools to be able to punch holes in leather.
In this quick video, I go through what I use and prefer.
Leather hole punches are an absolute necessity in any leathercraft shop. No matter the size of your hobby or business, hole punches are a must have. In this video, I give you my recommendations on style of hole punches that I like as well as sizes. You don’t need to go out and invest a huge amount of money buying all the available sizes of hole punches. I recommend, and use daily, three sizes and I will show you what those are and why.
The brand of tools in this video, both squeeze punches and drive punches, are all C.S. Osborne tools.