November 22, 2018, 7:03pm
Quick project for a contest someone else is running in a FB group. We all got the passport cover design to start with… after that…
I had some fun with it
Lasers make the little details so much easier!
PG Thick leather, Fiebings Medium Brown leather dye and Angelus Pearlescent 18K Gold acrylic leather paint. Total project time around 2 hours plus a bunch of ‘waiting for paint to dry’ time on the shiny bits (4-5 coats of paint!)
Looks great. Can you tell us about your rivet tool?
November 22, 2018, 9:42pm
I set my rivets by hand with a hammer and one of these:
November 22, 2018, 9:47pm
awesome with the gold paint!
November 23, 2018, 12:03am
It does look like a spellbook!
November 23, 2018, 4:07pm
Gosh, the gold really pops! It’s a perfect accent to the brown leather.
November 24, 2018, 2:37am
Darn, I was really hoping you were gonna show us some incrediblely clever quick-set rivet tool that I had never heard of!