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Leather Spur Straps

  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022
  • Tuesday, February 08, 2022
  • 5 sessions
  • Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, February 01, 2022, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (PST)
  • Tuesday, February 08, 2022, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (PST)
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Students will make a pair of spurs straps that will be theirs to keep. For 16 year old and up.

Skill Level - Intermediate

Payments must be made at the time of registration. If a payment is not made within 15 minutes of registration our system will automatically cancel the registration.

About the instructor: Clair Kehrberg 

Well, hello. My name is Clair. For as long as I can remember I have loved anything creative. My specialty is leatherwork, everything from traditional hand carved leather to painting and stitching. I love to create.

My journey in leather craft began in high school, where I spent my senior year studying with local saddle maker and friend, Tom Berry. After high school I attended a two year saddle making coarse with professor Verlane Desgrange at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane Washington. It was an intense coarse were I learned traditional floral carving, the correct hand stitching methods, pattern making and construction and the mechanics of fine leather goods and western saddles. Though it was intense, it was the best foundation available in the world and it really set me on my path.

After graduating from Saddle Making School, I went on to study with Severe Bros Saddlery in Pendleton Oregon, home of the Pendleton Roundup then finally opened my own shop in the fall of 2004.

I study with master leather crafters when ever I can. Some of the craftsmen I have studied with included world famous saddle maker, Dale Harwood and boot maker Mo Welfl.

At this point I have done some teaching as well. Teaching traditional leather tooling and writing "how to" articles for the crafters magazine, The Leather Crafters & Saddlers Journal.

Physical Address: 118 Washington Street Canyon City, OR  97820

Mailing Address: PO Box 21 Canyon City, OR  97820

Call: (541) 575-1335

Email: paintedskycenter@gmail.com

Painted Sky Center for the Arts is a project of Juniper Arts Council. Juniper Arts Council is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Your support matters. Thank you for supporting the arts in Eastern Oregon. 

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