In this marvelous book, Salaman describes and illustrates every tool used in the leather-working trades in Great Britain from about until the present time. A reprint of Salaman’s classic reference, out of print for ten years, describing and illustrating in black and white virtually every tool used in the leatherworking. Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, C. And the Tools of Allied Trades by R. A. Salaman Paperback: pages Publisher: Astragal.

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That is not all, there are sections on leather decorating, clog making, harness and saddle making, as well as many other trades. Dctionary forward to the OCR version. Log in or sign up in seconds. Hope it’s helpful for you all. What am I doing wrong? Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

The Dictionary Leatherworking Tools

The Dictionary Leatherworking Tools circa sounds like a learned academic work, and in some ways it is. Salaman In this marvelous book, Salaman describes and illustrates every tool used in the leather-working trades in Great Britain from leatherwprking until the present time, and explains its purpose-all told, he covers over 1, different tools.

There’s a ton dictjonary good information in this book and I think it would be valuable for a lot of people wondering what some of the tools they’ve seen on eBay are supposed to be for.


Daniel Preston comments in his preface to this reprint, “There is not now, nor has there ever been, such a complete compendium of arcane, irreplaceable, and wonderful leatherania in the English language. The Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools is no less distinguished. This page book written by R. Like many craft trades shoemaking tools have, in the main, been around for ldatherworking a long time.

Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools c.

Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools c. and the Tools of Allied Trades

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Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Classic Texts on Tools and Woodworking. With its great wealth of information and impeccable scholarship, it is invaluable to leatherworkers, tool collectors, and industrial researchers alike.

Wanted to share this with the community. Use the flair function on your post so they’re searchable. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Tools, History, tols Early Technical Processes. Much Ado About Planing Stops. See here for more details on the reasoning why. Dropbox Link to the Book Wanted to share this with the community. Please contact the manufacturer regarding any care of the goods. Dictioary are chapters on leather manufacture Tanner’s tools and Currier’s tools and on tools for the decoration of leather.


This has generated items and comments from elsewhere, in particular the USA. There are even two pages devoted leatherworkijg the construction and part names of a shoe, as well as many pages reproduced from various toolmakers catalogues and suppliers of things such as specialist nails and studs. The Leathercraft Wiki A collection of knowledge, skills, and resources for continued learning. However this sub is dedicated to making leather goods, any discussions about care should be in the context of finishing a project as a maker.

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