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
Once a cowhide is preserved for long life through tanning, the tannery can choose to apply any number of finishing treatments to it to change, enhance, or obscure its look, feel, or durability. In this post, we walk through some of the finishing options, including coloring, coatings, and waxes, and why they matter. … Read More At the tannery or in the workshop: how leather gets finished
In this post we’ll review the various kinds of animal leathers and leather alternatives before we focus on the one we use, cowhide. … Read More Leather sources: animals and alternatives
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?