Here at Walnut Studiolo, we are dedicated to lasting quality – which can only come from a thoughtful hands-on process. Here’s why it matters.… Read More Why Handmade Matters
Thieves suck! Here are our customers’ ideas to prevent and deter theft of their Walnut Studiolo bicycle accessories. … Read More FAQ: Preventing theft of your bicycle accessories
Customer Sandi in Brooklyn, NY shared a few great tips for installing the Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.… Read More Customer Tips: Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps
“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… Read More Made in America
Here are some tips for differentiating between hand-crafted, bench-made, and machine-made leather goods.… Read More FAQ: Crafted by Hand or Machine Made?
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.… Read More Leather top tube protectors and chainstay guards
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… Read More FAQ: Colored thread choices for our sew-on leather bicycle accessories
If left out in direct sunshine too long, dappled with mud, or doused in a rainstorm, vegetable-tanned leather can lose its luster. That first hint of dry-ness is a sign that it’s time to take care of your leather with a gentle cleaning and a light conditioning treatment. We recommend taking care of your leather… Read More FAQ: How to care for your vegetable-tanned leather goods
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… Read More Q & A: Which way to align the stitching on your grips?
You asked, we answered. We just updated our Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQ) page with more answers to your frequently-asked questions, and re-organized the questions a bit with some in-page hyperlinking for navigability. We also made the FAQ page easier to find while you’re browsing by placing a link to it in the footer, and on the left-hand column… Read More Asked and answered