Cumbria School of Saddlery
Teaching the skills of the Rural Craftsman
Tools for Sale
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These useful hand-made items will make stitching running keepers pure joy! They fit into the jaws of the clams and incorporate a spring to enable easy opening. Made in Cumbria!
Price £21.50 plus £3.50 UK postage and packing.
The Loop Sticks
A set of eight beautifully crafted sticks made from tapered hardwood to enable you to block those keepers to perfection. Sizes from 3/8ths (10mm) to 1 1/4 (31mm). Made in Cumbria!
Price £23.50 plus £5.00 UK postage and packing.
The Set of Flocking Irons
Superbly made by Cumbrian craftsmen these specially shaped irons are designed for saddle flocking using the unique method taught at the School. In finely-tapered stainless steel, each one of the set of three is finished off with a turned handle and small ferrule to access those awkward places under the panel.
Price £75 plus £8.50 UK postage and packing.
This tool, indispensable to the saddle re-flocker, is again hand-turned by a Cumbrian craftsman in an English wood, yew, hawthorn or oak. It fits into the hand and has exactly the right weight for the job.
Price £21.50 plus £5.00 UK postage and packing.
Made in Cumbria, this strop will help to keep your knives in tip-top shape. Solidly built and covered both sides in leather.
Price £15.50 plus £5.00 UK postage and packing.
"The Saddlery and Leatherwork Measurements Book" by A.D.R.May
A rare collection of measurements of horse and dog requisites I have put together over 34 years. Newly updated and fully revised. Now includes an order of work for most items (100 pages).
Price £25.00 plus £3.50 UK postage and packing.