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.

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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Curious about leather crafting? Let us teach you how to create your own gorgeous leather projects with our glossy new leathercrafting book, published by DK Publishing as the newest addition to their how-to book series, Idiot’s Guide: Leather Crafts, on June 14th.

One of the most wonderful aspects of owning something crafted by Walnut Studiolo is knowing it was handbuilt for the longhaul. We use that phrase intentionally to mean products that are made to last, no matter what the elements may throw your way. Long bike rides, arduous journeys or rambunctious outings with friends: Walnut is ready for adventure. Continue reading

Here are some tips for differentiating between hand-crafted, bench-made, and machine-made leather goods.

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!

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Dominoes Game Walnut Studiolo

Dominoes is such a fun game (and a good way to learn counting!), that I’ve also written rules on the version that we play with our Baltic birch travel dominoes. There are so many versions of the dominoes that of course it has its own website. The version that I learned is kind of a mash-up of All […]

Travel Cribbage Board Card Game

It’s come to my attention recently that not everybody knows how to play cribbage, and thus, can appreciate the brilliance behind our handmade travel cribbage board, the smallest and lightest cribbage board on the market. Quelle horreur! I’m going to fix that right now. Here are Walnut Studiolo’s completely opinionated and unambiguous rules of play for cribbage, […]