A few years ago, one of James Cooper’s friends gave him a monogrammed small storage box from Walnut Studiolo, and the photographer was soon hooked. Continue reading

You could say it was a leap of faith when we decided to move our cozy home tucked in urban Southeast Portland to a new home and Walnut Studiolo workspace on the rural, craggy Oregon CoastContinue reading

What sort of holiday gifts do you get for the leather-loving, bicycling, traveling, fun-loving woman in your life? You might start by considering gifts that are hand-made in Oregon.

Just in time for Christmas, we here at Walnut Studiolo are pleased to introduce our new 6-pack holder and the bicycle frame cinch combo – two popular products for one special price!

With the holidays upon us, it is time to think of gift ideas for the guys in your life. Leather is a great place to start, especially hand-tooled, vegetable-tanned goods from our special workshop right here in Oregon.

Leather Bicycle Top Tube Protector Online

We often get asked about top tube protectors! Here are our options for wrapping your bicycle top tube in our gorgeous, hand-dyed, vegetable-tanned leather.

Credit Erin Berzel Woman Bicyclist

Here are top 5 reasons why women can seriously consider bicycle commuting, with resources and links. The time has never been better to get back on the (bicycle) saddle!

Bullwhip Braided Leather Bar Wraps

We’ve taken old-fashioned leather bullwhip braiding techniques and figured out how to apply them to your bicycle handlebar for a tactile, cushioning leather handlebar wrap.

White Clover Kiln Thread Colors

Can red thread be purchased in lieu of the choices displayed on your web page? For the black city grips. Thanks, Roger Great question. To keep things simple, Walnut currently only carries waxed thread for its sew-on leather bicycle accessories in four different standard, natural-toned colors: white, tan, dark brown, and black. But, we think […]

Hi, While I’m eagerly waiting for my just ordered City Grips, here comes my question: which is the better position for the stitching? At the front of the grip, below it (very hard to stitch) or towards the back?   Cheers from Italy, Massimo Hey Massimo, Great question! It totally depends on what you like. There […]