Leatherplaiting Workshop

Make your own plaited belt or whip with in this two day workshop

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Prerequisite: Nil
Venue: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street Toowoomba
Date: Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 July 2017
Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: $490 (whip) or $345 (belt), includes expert instruction, all materials, morning and afternoon tea and lunch
Age: 16 years and over
Requirements: Please wear closed in shoes, long trousers and sleeves

All our Leatherplaiting Workshops have a maximum of eight participants.

On the day

Learn the basics of the intricate trade of leatherplaiting. Using Kangaroo leather, you will make your choice of an 8 strand whip or a 13 strand belt. Kangaroo leather is often used by Australian leatherplaiters as it is one of the strongest leathers available. Its unique structure allows it to be cut very thin and still retain its strength. 

Meet your tutor

Bill Webb has been leatherplaiting for over 40 years. He started when he was just five years old and perfected his skill under the guidance of the late RM Williams. Bill is a four-time Dame Mary Durack Award Winner and took first and second places in the 2015 Australian Plaiting Championships. 

How to book

Book online now or contact Cobb+Co Museum on +61 (07) 4659 4900. Online bookings coming soon.

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Spectators are welcome at all workshops.

 

Event Details

Dates
22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Cost
From $345 includes all materials, expert instruction and delicious catering

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