Leather Working 101
June 24 @ 10:00 am - June 25 @ 3:00 pm
Join CBMM’s Lead Rigger and Curatorial Shipwright, Sam Hilgartner, in this two-day workshop learning the basics of leather working for marine applications. Participants will go home with a working knowledge of how to identify leather types, hole punching, stitching techniques, leather conditioning, pattern-making and basic leather tool usage. Participants are encouraged to come with a simple project in mind, such as knife and spike sheath, oar wrap, wheel wrap, sheet block covering, gaff or boom jaws chafe protection, boom crutch protection, and rigging chafe gear. All tools and materials are provided in the cost of registration.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 24 & Sunday, June 25, 10am–3pm
Cost: $100, with a 20% discount for Members
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