A few years ago, amidst the chaos of grad school, Eric Baird picked up a vintage motorbike that wasn’t in great shape. It had a seized piston and a torn seat, but drawing from his upbringing working on small mechanical projects, Eric says he was instantly hooked on motorcycle restoration.

The next project, however, was much more involved, and Walnut came along for the ride. Continue reading

Inspired by the pocket games soldiers carried in WWII, our Travel Cribbage Board has become such a perennial favorite among Walnut fans that we introduced a new twist. The Travel Cribbage Board is now also available as a Gift Set, complete with muslin carrying pouch decorated with artwork by illustrator Carla Bartow and a set of recycled, American-made BICYCLE® Eco Edition playing cards by the […]

It’s time to get organized! Our newly expanded Leather Drawer Pulls collection offers an inspiring overlay of style to your home. Introducing an entirely new collection with 6 new leather handle designs in 3 hand-dyed colors and 2 hardware finishes.  Continue reading

When Bogotá, Colombia bike manufacturer Donacleta was asked to design a special edition bike for an authentic Irish pub in Colombia, they immediately knew they had to incorporate some touches from Walnut Studiolo. Continue reading

Customer Sandi Preston in Brooklyn, NY shared her tips for easily installing the Walnut Studiolo Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.  Continue reading

One way to make a big difference is to tackle a small project – maybe it’s sorting out the linen closet or finding the right organizer for your desk. Our Leather Drawer Pulls are perfect for those small house projects.

2016 was a big year for Walnut Studiolo. We hitched up our britches and made the big move from Portland to our dream home on the Northern Oregon Coast. In some ways the year flew by, but in other ways it felt long and drawn out as so much tension and sad world news flooded in this fall. Continue reading

Although we can’t claim to be Scotch experts here at the Walnut Studiolo, we are appreciators. Our leather Whisky Case is a very popular gift item and we are often for a bottle recommendation to pair with the case. We’re never sure exactly how to respond, so we decided to have a little whisky tasting ourselves and share with you what we learned.

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Walnut Studiolo is offering a special deal for Cyber Monday in 2016. Today only, we’re proud to present a hand-crafted leather keychain lanyard as a free gift with all orders over $50.

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The holidays are fully upon us and it’s a frenzied time of year. Between the hustle and bustle of gatherings with friends and family, there is also an exasperating pressure to buy all the latest gadgets and score the best deals.

Sigh. Continue reading