Today I finally got tired of the jumble of rulers on the back of my bench, digging through them to find the one I wanted, and I wanted to organize the templates hanging on the back of my bench also. I have two heavy plastic cutting boards on top of my bench, so I lifted them off, decided where I wanted to place each ruler and template, cut thin strips of heavy leather to use as spacers/stops, hot-glued the leather into place, and laid my cutting boards back down on the leather strips that now form neat little cubbyholes for each item.
I would be so confused by Art that wasn’t created in multiples of four.
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All of the pieces for this boot top design are cut out by hand and then skived by hand. No, I can’t buy punches or dies for the designs, because clients are all different sizes and I like to allow a design to evolve each time I make it. No, I can’t use a skiving machine because these pieces are too fine and oddly-shaped, and I often cut little holes into a piece, creating places a machine couldn’t reach. This boot has two front panels and two back panels, all featuring the same design, so accuracy is required.
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