Frog Construction Process

White thread was used on this frog for visual purposes. I normally use black thread on the black frogs and, at the suggestion of several collectors, dye the white thread to a "dirty brown" for the brown frogs to take away the new look.

Drawing the pattern

Cutting out the frog

Cutting completed

Beveling the edges

Adding simple line tooling

Adding stitching guidelines

Punching the stitching holes

Skiving the straps

Marking the strap

Ready for dyeing

Dyeing the leather

Blackening the edges

Ready for oiling

Oiling the leather

Stitching Buckle and keeper

Stitching the belt loops

Stitching main frog parts

Completed frog