Essential Tools for Beginner Leathercrafting

Essential Tools for Beginner Leathercrafting

Making things out of leather is a classic and enjoyable craft. It lets you turn a piece of leather into useful and good-looking items, such as wallets, belts, and accessories. Whether you're just starting or getting better at it, having the right tools makes a big impact on your leathercrafting experience.

You don't need to buy a lot of tools to get started, just start with the basics and add to your toolkit as you go. 

  • Craft Knife
  • Metal Ruler
  • Cutting Mat
  • Saddler/Harness Needles
  • 0.8mm Waxed Thread
  • Awl
  • Poly Mallet
  • 4mm Stitching Chisels
  • Rotary Punch
  • Binder clips

Next, look at adding these tools: 

  • #2 Edge Beveller
  • Slicker
  • Stitching Groover
  • Wing Divider
  • Hole Punches
  • Rivet & Snap Setters
  • Square Ruler
  • Punch Mat


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