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Leather Tooler

Cover wooden tables or desk tops with leather.

What does a Leather Tooler do?

Covers wooden table or desk tops with leather: Cuts cardboard pattern to contour of tabletop or desk top and cuts outline of pattern on leather, using knife or shears. Applies adhesive to table or desk top and to leather, and presses leather onto top, shaping and stretching it to remove wrinkles and prevent buckling as adhesive dries. Trims excess leather, using knife. Applies goldleaf or other decorative design to leather, using heated die or printing roller and stencil. May spray lacquer over leather to protect surface of leather.