Create your own antler, bone, horn, leather, and feather projects right at home. "Antler, Bone, Horn & Hide" is a complete reference to over seventy-five different projects that you can craft and use. Each chapter includes a complete tool list for the types of projects, as well as patterns for clothing, outerwear, and footwear. You’ll learn how to cut your own leather lacing, the different stitches for sewing hides, how to bleach animal skulls, and decorate leather by tooling or with beads, paint, feathers, or quills. The range of projects in this book include ancient designs such as moccasins and buckskin clothing and newer ideas like shed antlers for home decoration, including lamps.
Antler Tip Letter Opener - Stag Handle Knife - Antler Candle Holder - Antler Lamps - European Mount - Hairpipe Breastplate Turkey Wingbone Call - Powder Horn - Leather War Shirt - Leather Pants - Leather Chaps - Leather Yoke Dress - Leather Vest - Several Types of Moccasins and Mukluks - Snakeskin Belt - Leather Axe and Knife Sheaths - Long Rifle Case – Scabbard - Quiver and Bow Case - Coonskin Cap - Fur Mittens – Hatband - Box Turtle Turkey Call
Master the art of creating fun and practical projects from the simplest materials at hand. The instructions are illustrated with more than 270 photos, drawings, and patterns.