Craft & Design
How-To: Leather tooling punches from common nails

Instructables user cbm104 attributes this cool trick to a leather-working book published in the ’60s, the title of which he does not remember. If anybody knows the reference, I’m sure he’d be glad for a heads-up. Or just leave a comment here and I’ll pass it along.


2 thoughts on “How-To: Leather tooling punches from common nails

  1. Email me at “” and I’ll give you an e-book that I have dated 1935 on this subject. It’s very good, and free to give away, as the date is out off copyright. Hope it helps. Bill

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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