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Great to see Craftsmen giving it a shot and love the work you're doing. Keep on fighting the good fight and wishing you every success. Maybe I should become an affiliate too?Best,Tim
Magnifico - superb colour!!
Names are far too often misused in this trade unfortunately and although I have used some ethically sourced exotics over the years, I now stick predominately to Bridle leather and Saddle hide. Here again I find the terms and names used incorrectly in a regular and misleading way. There are many companies selling 'Bridle Hide' and 'Bridle leather' goods made of leather that would no more resemble true bridle leather than I do. My opinion (for what it is worth ) is that...
I can see the point being made but surely it is about craftsmanship, longevity and value for money?
These are beautiful shoes - seriously tempted and thanks for posting.
Great to see this thread still yielding such a volume of leather related information, I'm learning loads. If anyone has a leather related question they want to run by me, I'll give it a try. Best, Tim Hardy
Hi Veg Tan,Thanks for the kind words and I've not retired (far from it) but Mr. Faizey likes making hundreds of belts where I like to make for each customer individually which means much more to me.Best regards,Tim Hardy
Great to see this thread - well done Vegtan. After 30 years of making belts and leather goods using only the best leathers, I am still amazed by how many variables that occur within leather even sometimes with the same type, quality and colour from the same supplier - I have however managed to not let it drive me insane yet - I think? Keep this going as it makes informative reading for everyone and should help people avoid buying poor quality from the...
No more the lack of Nancy Drew really
Looks like this is developing into another typical 'time to leave ' thread - bye bye.
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