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Sheridan Carving Pattern

TandyPro® Biker Wallet Template Instructions by Collin Williams!

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Materials needed:

2sqft 5/6oz veg-tanned leather

2sqft 2/3oz veg leather

Line 24 snap

8” zipper

Double sided tape

Tyvek or ribbon

Waxed thread

Two needles

Tools needed:

Stitching chisels (2/4 prong)

1/8” drive punch

Size 2 beveler

Utility knife

Sandpaper

Edge burnisher

Line 24 snap setter

Straight edge

 Liquids needed:

Contact cement

Edge burnishing compound

Edge paint (optional)

Dye (optional)

Neatsfoot oil (optional)

Finish (optional)

 

 

1.     Cut face panel from 5/6 oz veg tanned leather   

2.     Cut interior parts from 2/3 oz veg tanned leather, you will need to add ¼” to the sides of the interior parts if you are going to tool the face of the wallet 

         

 

 

3.     Mark and punch holes at end of card slots

        

4.     Using a straight edge, cut a slit in-between hole in card slots as marked on template

        

5.     Mark and slot for zipper on coin pouch

        

6.     Use a 1/2” drive punch to punch out the ends of the zipper slot

        

7.     Using a straight edge, cut in-between holes punched for zipper slot

            

8.     Use the integral credit card spacer to mark all stops for credit card pockets

            

9.     Complete all tooling, coloring and clear coating desired

            

10.  Mark or punch all stitching on face panel

            

11.  Sew credit card holder onto cash flap  

             

12.  Apply double sided tape alongside of zipper slot on interior of panel

             

13.  Install zipper from the interior of panel

             

14.  Sew in zipper and trim off any excess zipper

             

15.  Apply contact cement to all edges of the panel about ½” in from the edge

            

16.  Fold panel in half adhering all edges together

            

17.  (optional step) use either a v or a u-gouge to make a gouge in the middle of the panel above the card slots

            

18.  Build interior (refer to Makers Leather Supply interiors for instructions)

            

19.  Apply contact cement around the edge of the panel about ½” from the edge along with a thin line in-between card slot and along fold

            

20.  Fold panel and adhere all edges

            

21.  (Optional step) Glue in lining pieces

            

22.  Install line 24 snap

            

23.  Cement card pocket onto face panel and stitch together (refer to hand stitching leather for more detailed instruction)

             

24.  Cement cash flap to coin pouch

             

25.  Mark where closure meets coin pouch

                

26.  Finish edge from corner to mark

             

27.  Stitch from corner to mark

                

28.  Cement coin pouch onto face panel and stitch together

            

29.  Finish all edges (refer to finishing veg-tanned edges for more instructions)

            


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