This informative book comprises a comprehensive manual of the varying methods used in leatherworking. This text was written primarily for the student in the classroom as a tool for reference and guidance, and as and independent reference point for workers as well as students, wishing to do leather work at home. A brilliant and detailed leatherworking handbook, this text is a must-have for anyone with an interest in embracing this craft as a hobby or profession. Chapters contained herein include: 'The Leather'; 'The Tools'; 'Patterns'; 'Cutting and Skiving'; 'Transferring the Design'; 'Flat Modelling and Embossing'; 'Creasing, Stamping, Stippling and Hot Point'; 'Cutting, Incising, and Carving Leather'; 'Cut-out Work, Appliqué, and Inlay'; 'Applying Gold and Silver Leaf'; and many more. We are proud to republish this antique book here with a new introduction to the topic.