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Leatherplaiting Workshop (Three Days)

From:Saturday 01 May 2021
To:Monday 14 June 2021
Time:8:00am - 04:00pm Saturday 01 May 2021
Location:Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street, Toowoomba, Queensland Australia
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Make your own plaited belt or whip in this workshop with Bill Webb.Prerequisite: NilCost includes expert instruction, all materials, morning tea and lunchRequirements: Please wear closed in shoes, long trousers and sleevesAll our Leatherplaiting Workshops have a maximum number of participants.On the long weekendLearn 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 tutorBill 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 bookBook now via QTIX or please contact Cobb+Co MuseumPlease see our full Hands-On Workshops Terms and Conditions.Spectators are welcome at all workshops.
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Is food and drink available?Not applicable
Are toilets available?Not applicable
Is there disabled access?Yes
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