Leather Working II
Course Name: Leather Working II
Prerequisites: Successful Completion of Leather Working I
Leather Working II is a continuation of what the students learned in Leather Working I. Student projects are designed to allow the students to develop more advanced leather working skills. Students will continue to perform repairs to tack as repair projects are available. Greater emphasis is placed on job costing and students will calculate repair costs on all repair jobs and student projects.
Week 1-2. Stitching pony construction; repairs
Week 3-4. Drop nose band project; repairs
Week 5-6. Bucking strap project; repairs
Week 7-9. Western bridle project; repairs
Week 10-12. English bridle project; repairs
Following successful completion of Leather Working II the student will be able to:
- Identify appropriate leather working tool for the job
- Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of leather working tools
- Explain and demonstrate how to repair basic strap work in tack
- Explain what part of the leather hide to use for repairs
- Demonstrate through projects and repairs the necessary skills for advanced leather strap work
- Understand common terminology used in leather working
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the different parts of horse tack
In order for students to acquire the knowledge and skills of Leather Working II, the instructor will use a variety of teaching methods including: expository learning, discussion, demonstration, guided practice, actual repair work, and special projects.
Students will be evaluated on their knowledge and skills through teacher made tests and quizzes, observations, interviews and dialogue, projects, and performance tasks.