Leather fork stopper for Slick Daddy (with process pics)

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  1. Spincycle

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    I put together a basic step by step about this leather fork stopper that I made to match these grips I made. You can see the grips here. http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=57728

    Leather cut to size. Drew a grid on the leather with a pencil. Stamped using drill press. Arbor press would be much better.
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    Fininshed embossing
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    Sanded the edges round then colored leather with leather dye.
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    Drilled holes using drill press and started lacing.
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    Lacing complete. I put a cork backing in for grip, padding and to wick any potential moisture away from the paint.
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    Finished lacing, facing down. Then applied finish top coat to leather.
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    Done!
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    Sup "Spin" .. NICE...Y'all never cease ta Amaze me!!...somethin so simple can look so K 8) :mrgreen: !!
  3. outskirtscustoms

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    Nice work! You got skills.
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    Wow, that's much better than the dents I have! :lol:

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