Leather worker and artist T.C. Albert demonstrates every detail and secret of recreating an 18th century hunting pouch. Both new and experienced leather workers will enjoy this full color illustrated how-to book.
Illustrated with over 200 step-by-step, close-up, full color photographs and illustrations, Mr. Albert explains the process of creating a hunting pouch in simple steps, from start to finish.
Large clear full color photos show several views and close-up details of twenty (20) original antique 18th and 19th century hunting pouches, and their related accouterments. Previously unpublished, these bags have never been shown, except in their private collection.
An ideal instruction book for the novice, the author demonstrates the pouch making process in step-by-step close-up full color photographs.
You may be surprised at how inexpensively you can setup your workspace, select the few special tools needed for this enjoyable American folk art, and begin this specialize leather craft.
Every aspect of making a hunting pouch is covered: selecting the proper weight and type of leather, cutting and splicing, stitching techniques, dyeing the leather, and creating an antiqued patina finish.
Study these photos and captions, showing Mr. Albert's tried and true techniques and secrets, accumulated over years of making hunting pouches.
The detailed text accompanying each photograph and illustration is easy to follow, easy to understand, easy to master.
The captions caution you about common errors, well in advance of your work, with easy suggestions on how to avoid errors.
Learn to make your own natural leather dye, from common kitchen ingredients, and how to create a distressed antique patina finish on leather, using only the common household ingredients you may have.
Twenty (20) original antique 18th and 19th century pouches are displayed in large full color photographs.
Dimensions, regional styles, and approximate dates are provided. Original accouterments such as powder horns, patch knives, powder measures are also photographed with each bag.
This wonderful new book includes full size patterns for five (5) different pouch styles: North Hampton County, Beaver Tail Pouch, Double Pouch, Tennessee Pouch, and a small Day Pouch.
An ideal companion book for our popular Recreating the 18th Century Powder Horn
by Scott & Cathy Sibley
, this book features the same high quality images, paper, and production, with even more pages of photos.
This 128 page soft cover book is printed on fine coated paper. Full color photographs illustrate every technique developed, refined, and mastered by leather artist T.C. Albert.
Beginning leather workers will appreciate every basic detail, explained in color photos. Master leather workers and advanced hunting pouch makers will enjoy this concise instruction manual, and appreciate the research that Mr. Albert shares with his readers.
Shooters, re-enactors, and collectors may be surprised at the clever ideas, and attention to detail that make Albert's hunting pouches so highly prized as contemporary American folk-art.
Published by Track of the Wolf, Inc. ISBN 978-0-9765797-1-7
You will be delighted with this new how-to book, or return it for same day refund. You pay postage, your only risk.
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