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How to Cut Parts from a Leather Hide

In this video, I show you how to cut parts from a leather hide for many types of different projects.

Choosing the right leather and the right spot to cut the parts on the hide, is crucial to creating the most functional and beautiful piece that you can.

If you are new to leatherwork, then cutting into a brand new full side of leather can be daunting.  But in this video I help to clarify some of the mystery and hopefully help you to feel confident that you are utilizing the resource to the best of your ability.

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Here are some links for suppliers of Herman Oak Leather which is the leather that I use in my shop:

https://makersleathersupply.com/

https://www.panhandleleather.com/

http://www.hermannoakleather.com/

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