Learn the different ways to flock and use billet straps to deal with some fitting problems. This is a great opportunity for you to ask any questions about problems you may have come across when fitting a saddle
Your time on this course will show you ways to:
Drop the panel and lace it back in
How to over flock/spot flock
How to replace billets/girth straps
How to attach point straps
How to attach balance straps
How to deal with saddles that are quilted
How to quilt a panel
Please bring a saddle or two to work on. If you can’t bring one we will supply one.
By doing this course you will not only make a saddle .
You will gain the knowledge of how to replace seats, trees, girth straps and the jobs you may not have attempted before
This course is aimed at the professional leather worker and students with some experience with leather tools.
You will make either a 17.5" GP saddle or a 17.5" dressage saddle
This course will incorporate building a seat on a wood spring tree casing and running up a flock panel. Making a pair of flaps with a knee pad hand moulding knee blocks And pattern making.
At the end of this course you get to take your saddle home
More income.....more knowledge.....more skills.....make life better for the horse…….give your customers more of a reason to use your services and not your competitors
We have courses for the complete beginner and the professional leatherworker.
who wish to further their skills and knowledge.
You will gain knowledge on:
The types of leather used *The size of needles and threads. *Cutting leather
*Staining edges *Hole punching *Creasing *How to use tools *And much more
Our instructor can even travel to you.
We are happy to travel to most countries in the world.
Why not get a few friends together to share with the costs?
Our Saddlery training courses are held in Dunoon Scotland..
Dunoon is about 45 minutes from Glasgow airport and is easy to get to via road or rail.
Saddlery Training School
Why do a saddlery course