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Leather is one of our oldest natural resources. Early humans might not have survived the harsh realities of their environment without the protection of leather clothing and goods.

Today you can create beautiful and useful articles from leather. Beginners can learn the basics of working with leather. Intermediate and advanced projects teach more advanced techniques.

Leathercraft: Beginner

Learn about

  • Six basic leatherworking tools
  • How to prepare leather for tooling
  • Transferring designs
  • Edging and finishing
  • Protective finishes

Leathercraft: Intermediate

  • Use more tools and stamps
  • Use a swivel knife
  • Do lacing

Leathercraft: Advanced

  • Dye leather
  • Carve figures
  • Filigree
  • Use advanced lacing techniques

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension, 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Mailing Address:
4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


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