The Leather Academy

The Leather Academy

  • USD122.66

Make your own 2-piece watch strap in this 4-hour course conducted by Jeremiah Ang of The J.Myers Co.

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Master the Art of Leathercrafting

In TLA Level 1, you will learn the basics of leather crafting, from in-depth knowledge of the leather types to actually crafting your very own 2-piece leather strap for a watch in your collection.

After attending this course, you will be able to distinguish between the various qualities of leather straps in the market, as well as possess an appreciation for leather in the finest ways possible.



Duration: 10am to 3pm (including 1 hour lunch break)

Venue: RAW / WW Suntec City (#01-470/472)


TLA 586x414 II


Areas covered (standard 2-piece strap):

  1. Understanding and identifying leather types (e.g., difference between vegetable and chrome tanned leathers)
  2. Identifying leather from different animals
  3. Applications of different knives used in leather crafting
  4. Explain action and identification of different tools used in leather crafting
  5. Measurement of watch straps
  6. How and where to cut leather
  7. Pattern making for 2-piece straps
  8. Cutting your own straps
  9. Installing hardware
  10. Hole punching
  11. Fitting in of straps

Points to note:

  1. No prior experience required for this course.