In this post, we’ll walk through the various leather care products and introduce you to the world of leather crafting. … Read More Moving forward with leather: care and crafting
In this post, we’ll explain what else you should look for when deciding whether a product is quality – meaning, is it using the right leather for the right purpose to ensure a long and useful life. Plus – why maker-made matters. … Read More In the workshop: the right leather for the right job
Everything we’ve discussed about leather on this blog all together into one tidy infographic: this is the leather we use at Walnut Studiolo. We think it’s the best, and we’re proud of it. … Read More Only the best leather gets used at Walnut Studiolo
It’s amazing what difference a little scrap leather can make. Read about how our leather scraps are healing veterans.… Read More Leather Craft Kits to Heal Veterans
More than once, we’ve been surprised to find how little information there is about leather – as broadly diverse a natural material as fabric or wood. We can’t wait to tell you more about it. What would you like to know?… Read More Poll: What do you want to know about leather?
In the past 10 years or so, maker-made items have become more readily available thanks in large part to sales sites like Etsy, and we think that’s pretty exciting. Makers have been making for as long as humans have been around. Not only because “makers gonna make” but also because people need a variety of items for everyday use and pleasure.… Read More What Does Maker-Made Truly Mean?
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
“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. … Read More Making for Makers: A Tribute to Nick Offerman
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. … Read More We wrote a book! 20+ DIY leather craft projects
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?