Leather Working Tools

A Leatherworker's Guide to Hammers, Mallets, and Mauls


A Leatherworker's Guide to Hammers, Mallets and Mauls

Learn all about hammers, mallets and mauls with guidance on choosing the best one for your leather projects.





Working with a Stitch Groover



Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Chuck Dorsett tells you why he uses a Stitch Groover (8069) on just about every edge



Mallets and Mauls



Chuck Dorsett prefers to use a mallet for certain leather projects and a maul for others.



Jeremiah Watt Quick Change Edger



Replace five conventional leather edgers with the ease and economy of one Quick Change Edger (65-2988) from Weaver Leather Craft Supply.



Working with an Edger



Weaver Leather Craft Supply's leathercraft product manager Chuck Dorsett shows viewers how to achieve the perfect edge on a leather strap with the Master Tool Edger (00080)



Working with the Oblong Punch



Weaver Leather Craft Supply's leathercraft product manager Chuck Dorsett uses the Master Tool Oblong Punch (00072) to add a buckle to a strap.



Working with the Round Strap End Punch



Chuck Dorsett demonstrates several ways to use Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Master Tool Round Strap End Punch (00076).



Belt Punch



Sometimes a revolving punch doesn't have the hole size you need or the hole is far enough in on your project that it won't reach. Watch as Chuck demonstrates the advantages and uses of a round drive punch!



Drive Punch



Oval drive punches are great for punching the adjustment holes on a heavy belt. It allows the strap to sit comfortably in the buckle and makes it easy to buckle and unbuckle the belt. Watch as Chuck demonstrates this handy drive punch.



Working with the Revolving Punch



Chuck Dorsett calls Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Economy Revolving Punch (CSO223) the mainstay of every leather shop.



Compound Action Revolving Punch



Watch as Chuck demonstrates how to use the compound action revolving punch to punch holes in leather. The compound action creates less pressure on your hand and less pressure on your forearm allowing for better control.



Working with the English Point Strap End Punch




Cut a perfectly tapered belt end every time with Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Master Tool English Point Strap End Punch (00078).



Working with the Steel Square



Find out why Chuck Dorsett won't start a project without Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Steel Square



Leather Skiver



Hand skiving leather is useful when making holsters, belts or leather keepers. Watch as Chuck demonstrates the proper way to use a leather skiver. Although it can be tricky at first, once you get a feel for it you'll be a pro!



Working with the Wooden Strap Cutter



Save money on your projects with Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Wooden Strap Cutter



Wing Divider



The Wing Divider produces border lines simple, easy, and very visible. Parallel lines are simplified by using a C.S. Osborne Wing Divider. We can make our lines with ease, and we are guaranteed that they are accurate every time.



Using a Leather Lace Stripper



Chuck Dorsett cuts leather fringe with Weaver Leather Craft Supply's Leather Lace Stripper (65-2966)