Now available @ acrossleather.com
Here’s some of my custom tooled leather keychains. Custom orders are possible, add your name etc..
Large handmade leather Dog Collar with custom American tribal design tooling. This leather collar is hand painted and hand stitched in a variety of traditionally used American tribal colors. This collar is 2″ or 5.08 cm wide with stylish 1.5″ or 3.81 cm tapered ends and will accommodate neck sizes 23 – 27″ (58.4 -68.6 cm) with holes on 1″ centers, the best fit being 25″ or 63.5 cm. The collars comprised of 1 strap of 13 oz. saddle skirting leather and a vegetable tanned leather liner. which is glued, then tooled , oiled, beveled, airbrushed with spirit dyes and painted. Two hand stitched row in 40mm polyester R.V. resistant wound cord, the first row (outside) stitched in turquoise and a second row done in yellow as an embellishment. Then, edges burnished with beeswax after border was spirit dyed in Feibings mahogany. After all acrylic and spirit dyes are in place it’s entirely top finished with a poly coat to guarantee years and service.
The buckle is solid brass, welded d ring and a matching leather keeper.
Thank you for stopping by, Larry
This collar would go great with most Mastiffs, Great Danes, Rottweilers and more.
To see more photos click the link above. All are of this week, are hand tooled leather dog collarsz with exception of the hot rod which is still a work in progress.. The collars are complete and will be available here or etsy @ acrossleather.com
Here’s part 2 of our newly created custom leather dog collar with an American tribal style design. Extra thick for a fantastic look and superior strength. If these collars pique your interest know that you can choose the colors of your choice and get to fit your pet exactly. There’s no sense in buying a collar that’s too small or large… when you can have an exact fit. I strive for perfection in every facet on every collar.
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Here’s one of my most recent creations, a black, gray and turquoise colored custom tooled leather dog collar. It’s 2″ wide and holes start at 18 – 22″, 20″ is the best fit. Thank you for stopping by.
Be part of your pets creative custom tooled leather collar.
Each collar is created with safety, comfort and style in mind.
High quality in every facet is what’s used during the whole creative process. Starting with saddle skirting leather main body shoe glued to vegetable tanned leather liners. Hours of hand tooling, edges beveled, stitch grooved, hand stitched with waxed linen or wound cord thread. Airbrushed spirit dyes, hand dying and painting spirit dye and acrylics. Edges burnished to perfection to appear acrylic likeness. The buckles are Solid Brass, nickle over Solid Brass, Stainless Steel and Sterling Silver upon request.
It’s been a journey being self-taught. After 25 yrs I daily strive to be better with every piece I create and fully open to critiques, ideas and yearn for information imperative to create heirloom pieces. My desire to create is found in each piece, executed with all the skill and passion I possess in search of perfection.
218 Blue Hen Rd.
New Castle DE 19720
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Hello Lawrence Carter here at Across Leather Studio in New Castle DE US. This is in the beginning stages to roughly half way through. Two straps of leather are glued together. One being Saddle skirting leather and the liner side would be vegetable tanned leather. They’re glued together wet, stuffed in a bag and let set over night.
Next day take out of bag let outside return to it’s normal color. Place template of images onto leather and proceed to cut using swivel knife. Then tool.
Mr. Gibbs is therapy dog and a proud owner of a wide collection of paw print pet accessories. Here’s his latest addition to his attire. It’s a non adjustable 15.5″ leather dog collar comprised from 2 straps of vegetable tanned leather with custom tooled paw prints sprayed in green. The edges are beveled, finished in green and burnished to a green acrylic look. The ends are hand stitched in Kelly green Maine thread . It has a polymer squeeze snap and welded d ring. Really clean piece!