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Learn leathercraft with award-winning artist Jim Linnell through our library of online leatherworking classes

Jim Linnell regularly teaches classes all over the world, however you can have professional leather instruction in the comfort of your own home for a fraction of the cost.  This growing library covers a wide range of topics, from in depth tutorials on finding success with the basic tools to more advanced concepts like figuring carving or how to have your hobby pay for itself.  

With over 50 years of leatherworking experience, Linnell has dedicated his retirement to advance the leather industry through teaching classes, sharing its rich history, and promoting leathercraft as an art form.

Linnell was awarded the Al Stohlman Award for Achievement in Leathercraft in 2002 for his dedication to teaching leathercraft world wide.  Additionally, he is the recipient of both the Academy of Western Artists' Master Leather Artisan Award and the International Federation of Leather Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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