In traditional anniversary gifting, leather is the 3rd anniversary gift, while in modern gifting, it’s the 9th anniversary. Whether it’s your 3rd or your 9th, look no further for anniversary leather gift ideas – especially for him. Whether you’re into going out or staying at home, we’ve got the perfect handcrafted, American-made one-of-a-kind leather piece that will make a touching and memorable 3rd anniversary gift. Continue reading

Respecting the land is a core tenant of Walnut Studiolo. That’s why we are so proud to live in a region where the natural environment seeps into everything we do: our back yard is a forest and the powerful ocean is nearby. Continue reading

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

We put a lot of thought and love into our Walnut Studiolo wrapping paper. Not only is it eco friendly with recycled paper and a soy-based ink, there’s also a great story behind the complex custom pattern….
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“Makers Gotta Make” so the t-shirt worthy phrase goes. And makers who heed the call of this deeply-rooted drive are part of a special tribe. Which is why, perhaps, Walnut Studiolo’s founder Geoff Franklin couldn’t resist making a special gift for a fellow maker he admires, Nick Offerman.

Our job is supremely rewarding when we are able to help our customers enjoy their bicycle journeys, whether that’s simply a fun ride to the local farmer’s market or a multi-day bicycle tour.

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It’s more than just a road sign.

When we moved our home and Walnut Studiolo to the Oregon Coast, we were following a dream, and taking a leap of faith. We weren’t sure what this new community would be like. If we would miss our old home. How well we would settle in. If it would well to establish our leather work studio in a remote location. And, would anyone would ever be able to find us on our quiet rural road? Continue reading

“I’m calling because I want to make sure that your products are really and actually made in the USA. It’s getting hard to tell.” -Dub There’s a lot of confusion these days as to¬†what “Made in USA” actually means. As people start to pay attention to where their products are made, many marketers are starting […]

We are so in love with our new coastal home in Nehalem, Oregon.
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