How can we survive making crafts into the future? And is there any point to making crafts when machines and factories are so good, so prevalent, and make goods so affordably?
In this post, we’re going to meditate a little on the value of craft and craftsmanship, and the future as we see it.
… Read More Meditations on the survival of craftsmanship
We interviewed long-time customer Mel George about her sustainable approach to real estate. We discussed the impact of philanthropy, supporting women in the trades, environmental sustainability and client gifting in her work, and she shared the secrets to her success! … Read More Customer Profile: Portland realtor Mel George’s sustainable approach to client gifts and community
Our clever customers have been finding all kinds of unique DIY uses for our old-fashioned leather wraps. This post shows the different wrap styles and dimensions so you can DIY the perfect leather-wrapped handle, railing, bar rail, bannister, appliance, door, and more! … Read More You Can DIY Leather Wraps on Anything (!) using our Bicycle Bar Wraps
This weekend we lost our family member and shop cat, Huskey. Huskey entered our lives one day, 3 months after we got married, when he was about 12 weeks old, so we have always romantically assumed that he was born on our wedding day. We marked the years of our marriage with his age. Valerie… Read More In memory of Huskey, the greatest shop cat who ever lived
We have a lot to celebrate, both big and small. Here are a few notable moments from our 2019. … Read More 2019 Year in Review: Celebrating Milestones
On 12/20/2019 — one of the most critical days for shipping holidays orders in time — the power went out for 21 hours across the entirety of North Tillamook County. In this post, we’ll share how we managed to keep orders shipping out during a power outage, including gear lists of what was essential, and what we wished we’d had! … Read More Power Outage! ⚡ An Unusual Day in the Life at Walnut Studiolo
These holiday wreaths are so easy to do, and so inexpensive, we had to share a quick tutorial. … Read More Easy DIY Holiday Wreaths
Our Travel Cribbage Board Gift Set has become such a perennial favorite among Walnut fans that we introduced a new twist: we’ve made it 38% cuter!
Lighter weight and lower volume, our new gift set is perfect for ounce-counters, backpackers, world travelers, through-hikers, and light packers everywhere. … Read More Introducing the “Ultralight” Travel Cribbage Gift Set
We’re delighted to share holiday promotions and special shipping rates for our customers in the US, Canada, and Worldwide.… Read More 2019 Holiday Promotions
3 ways to install Leather Sew-on Bar Wraps on a 22.2 or 22mm bicycle handlebar (such as Nitto)… Read More Tips: Adapting Sew-on Leather Bar Wraps to a 22mm handlebar