The leather hole punch looks like a pair of pliers with a prickly head. Similar to a single hole paper punch, the leather punch features a revolving head with six punches ranging in sizes from 2 to 4.5mm. This tool is often found in the tack rooms of equestrians and serves to punch holes in girths and stirrups and other pieces of tack, the leather worker uses it to punch holes into belts and more, while the crafter uses it when making jewellery and other projects. It is a useful tool that is available at more than one location.
The leather punch is available at hardware stores or tool stores. Since the tool is often heavy-duty, it is useful in punching holes on more than just leather around the house.The tool can feature plain or plastic-covered handles and is made of various degrees of quality. Check out the feel of the leather punch before bringing it home. You should be able to both use it easily but be assured that is will last without breaking after a short time of use.
The leather hole puncher is available at crafting stores. You may also find a relative in the eyelet punch which may have only one punch, which is used to punch and secure eyelets in cloth and leather. Just as with the tools found at the hardware store, be sure to check out the quality and ease of use. You may find the quality and construction adequate to your needs. You may find, however, that the hole punches found here are not tough enough.
Equestrian and leather supply store
Leather hole punches will be found here, at both locations. Since the need for punching holes in tack, including bridles, leather belts and stirrups are inevitable, you will find more than one kind of leather punch here. The same can be said for leather supply stores where the a tool for punching holes is necessary. These punches will probably be of better quality than those found at crafting stores. The country of origin from these punches will vary. Some of the finest will be made in England and Germany, just as the finest tack will be made there as well.