Bachus, well I will jump in , as I have my garage set up with leather work and a laser engraver. I use the laser to cut and engrave the leather from the large hides to make multiple items. A lot faster now than when I used to do them all by hand. Plus I have two industrial sewing machines to do the sewing of some things like back packs and ground sheets etc. but do hand sewing for wallets and knife sheaves.
Also, I do acrylic and ply as well, but I love doing the leather.

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