Written and Designed by international leathercraft Master Jürgen Volbach.
This book has complete instructions and patterns to make a pair of sneakers using our SneakerKit Soles.
- In-depth Tools and Materials list.
- 8 tooling patterns. 7 floral tooling patterns & the Texas State with Longhorn pattern.
- Instructions for tooling.
- Full color tooled picture of each pattern for reference
This will definitely be a treasure to add to your Leather Library!
About the Author:
Jürgen Volbach is a trained goldsmith and engraver from Cologne, Germany. At the age of 14 he started his apprenticeship and has continued working in artistic crafts for 45 years.
In the 1980's Jürgen began working with leather when he created a custom saddle for his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was inspired by floral and pictorial leather working after traveling through Texas.
Jürgen spent time working at Don Atkinson's workshop in Texas where he advanced his skills, learning how to use a swivel knife and leather working tools.
Today, Jürgen is a highly-respected artist and leather craftsman. He offers workshops in leather working throughout Europe and the USA.
Jürgen is a proud recipient of the Al Stohlman Award (2020).