It's easy to decorate leather by using it as a gouge. The knife is adjustable, making it possible to create deep or shallow grooves.
The V Gouge is often used for making gouging folds for handbags, cases etc. . The gouge is usually made 1/2 depth of the thickness of the leather, on the flesh side.
The U Gouge can be used for the same purpose, but is not as good as the V Gouge for folds. This gouge can substitute for sewing channels, or for decorative gouging.
In the book 'Leathercraft Tools' you can find almost every handtool we sell on this website with clear instructions and illustrations of it's usage and it's upkeep (sharpening etc.).
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