Cutting Tools

Snap Setter for leather

Snap fasteners are an excellent choice for finishing leather or suede designs. They are easy to open and close and give your jewelry a professional touch. It's easy to set snaps in leather or in suede. Follow these instructions to learn how! You will need snap fasteners, a snap setter, an anvil and a rotary hole punch.

Rotary Cutter

A rotary cutter is a tool generally used by quilters to cut fabric and leather. It consists of a handle with a circular blade that rotates, thus the tool's name. Rotary cutter blades are very sharp, can be sharpened, and are available in different sizes: usually smaller blades are used to cut small curves, while larger blades are used to cut to straight lines and broad curves. Several layers of leather can be cut simultaneously with a sharp (fresh) blade, making it easier to cut out patchwork pieces of the same shape and size than with scissors.

Rotary Cutter

Stainless steel sharp is a great tool for cutting lighter weight leather. An extra-large handle is comfort. Learn important basic techniques for shearing leather with scissors because. A professional in the industry teaches how to cut leather with a rotary cutter, fixed-blade knife, and shears.

Round Knife / Head Knife

The Round Leather Cutting Knife, also known as the Half Moon Knife or Head Knife, is the oldest and most traditional tool for cutting and shaping all grades of leather. It’s the tool the pros use and is featured in all guidebooks on the craft. The entire shape is used, thus distributing wear over the whole blade. The design allows a light touch on thin leather and also the ability to power-down on thick leather or multiple layers. The middle, rounded belly area is best for straight cuts (it follows a pattern, guide or template very well).

Rotery Cutter

The Roller Knife is ideal for cutting straight lines, or cutting fringe and soft leather. Contoured handle design with soft cushion for comfortable holding. Safety guard on blade section. The convenient locking device, at the finger tip, is easy to manage. The rotary cutter is well suited to use on leather, deerskin, elk skin, deerskin, paper and fabric.

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