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?
Our Leather Care Dressing is carefully formulated for the needs of the vegetable tanned leather we use in our products. But there are also plenty of other fine uses for our dressing. Here are some ideas.… Read More 5 Handy Uses for our Leather Care Dressing
We use the same, high quality, vegetable-tanned leather that has always traditionally been used for equestrian sport, so it’s a natural outdoor material (saddles, reins, bridles, etc). Our American vegetable-tanned leather is infused with waxes in the tannery to stand up to horse sweat, mud, and rain – in other words, just like riding a bicycle!… Read More FAQ: How does vegetable-tanned leather do in the rain?
Check out our 2017 holiday shipping and order deadlines below to ensure your order arrives in time for the holidays.… Read More Holiday Order Deadlines 2017
We’re delighted to share holiday shipping promotions for our customers in the US, Canada, and Worldwide.… Read More Holiday Promotions 2017
UPDATE! Adverse weather in Portland, Oregon is delaying package delivery. Check the holiday shipping deadlines below carefully to ensure your order arrives in time for the holidays.
Valerie is the quiet storm behind the scenes at Walnut Studiolo. You may have spoken with her on the phone or exchanged emails. Valerie keeps the ship afloat, ensuring orders go out on time, customers have the information they need and that the company keeps growing.
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
We often get requests for our leather products in specific colors of leather, like bright orange or white. There is a difference between the two most commonly-used kinds of leather tanning processes, and and this difference explains why we can’t make those kinds of candy colors. Although there are many kinds of tanning, we’re going to talk… Read More Leather colors: garment leather vs. vegetable-tanned leather
I just received your leathers and have installed one side of the sew-on handlebar leathers. It looks great! Unfortunately, it’s still a little too light coloured for my liking. Is there any way you would recommend for me to darken it? Are there any oils I can apply to the leather? Thanks in advance!! Regards, Lloyd You can darken our… Read More How to darken vegetable-tanned leather easily