Leather worker and wallet maker Chris Rose will walk you through, step by step, how to make a strong, functional and life lasting kangaroo leather wallet.By the end of the course, you will have in your pocket your very own kangaroo leather wallet. In your brain, however, a wealth of new information shall reside. Learn the difference between vegetable, chrome, and alum tanned leather. Learn it’s history, functions, and the tools required to shape, mold, bind, and tear it. Chris will show you the difference between ‘Full-grain’ and ‘genuine’ leather and why you should always ask questions!
Using this new information you will construct, with your own hands, a completely hand-made-no-machines-used kangaroo leather wallet to last until you see fit to count it among the possessions passed down through your last will and testament.You will walk away from this work-shop with a sound understanding of the basics of leather working.
You can use what you have learned to engage in a variety of projects. From watch straps, to belts, to aprons, to bags, briefcases, satchels, and phone cases. What you learn in this work-shop will serve you well, as will the wallet, for years to come.
All materials will be supplied, so prepare your self for a fun and practical work-shop!
- construct a completely hand-made-no-machines-used wallet
- use what you have learned to engage in a variety of projects. From watch straps, to belts, to aprons, to bags, briefcases, satchels, and phone cases
- A completely hand-made Kangaroo leather wallet.
- The knowledge required to venture out into the uncharted depths of the leather working world!
- Just yourself!
Casual / Comfortable / Closed in Shoes
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.