leather and Motorized bicycles

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle Welding, Fabrication and Paintin' started by paul, May 14, 2013.

  1. paul

    paul Active Member

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    finished the battery bag today, inside is a golden motor 48v 15ah battery
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  2. Dan

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    Wow Paul. Looks great
     
  3. Trey

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    Not bad work after taking a thirty year lunch break!
    That looks great Paul, cool hardware too, thanks for the pics.
     
  4. mapbike

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    Excellent work Paul......

    Anything made of leather like that is a real eye catcher, that is a work of art for sure......
    Keep up the good work.

    Map
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  5. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Just elevated the bike a notch!
    SB
     
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    :eek: WOW ! That's got a 48v 15ah in it!!??!? YOWSA! Nice work!
     
  7. paul

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    I never seem to have enough room for all my stuff I bring to work on my motorized bicycle so made an in frame bag,

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  8. Intrepid Wheelwoman

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    That in frame bag is a really cool idea Paul. I must say that your skill with leather work is absolutely outstanding and takes your bike to a whole new level.
     
  9. paul

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    thank you, its a lot of fun to do and with nice to able to customize the bags to the shape and size I want.
     
  10. mapbike

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    That bike looks excellent Paul, as others have said. I also agree that you do very nice leather work.....

    Map reddd
     
  11. paul

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    decided to make a black bag for my black motorized bicycle. this is a trunk or rear rack bag
     

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  12. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Looks good, Paul!
    SB
     
  13. Tinsmith

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    Nicely done Paul. You and SB are real masters with the leather.

    Dan
     
  14. paul

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    I enjoy it, getting about ready to order another hide of leather, about used this one up lol. I enjoy making my own patterns and getting the exact size I want for what I need for my motorized bicycles
     
  15. Tinsmith

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    Spend some time up in the Great North country with SB and he could show you how to obtain your own hide and a freezer full of meat. It's only been -30 degrees there in recent weeks numerous times. Pretty sturdy old man, that Silverbear is.
    Dan
     
  16. paul

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    I lived in the alagash wilderness of northern maine and moved here from Michigan, I had enough of the great north and will stay in the 85 degree sunshine and order stuff in the mail and get my meat in the grocery store, I do miss fresh deer meat I must say though lol.
     
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    paul you do some really good work my friend thanks for sharing pictures of them .
     
  18. wret

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    Some really great stuff! I think there may be more leather work in my future. Here's my first project. Almost done.
     

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  19. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    wret,
    That's a good looking seat! Any pictures midway in the project? Did you make the seat pan?
    SB
     
  20. wret

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    Yes. I started with a fiberglass pan - 8 layers. Here's some intermediate pics:
     

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