The Iron Horse grease pomade is my favorite hair pomade and when I used it all, I was wondering If I could reuse the tin.
As I needed a decent pincushion, I decided to make one out of this empty tin.
A bottle opener can be found in many shapes and in many tools. My goal was to design a bottle opener with a heritage look and feel, combining leather, metal and a nice industrial clasp.
The Duke & Sons Leather belt is made from 3-4mm full grain leather, from the best quality. When you see the whole hide, you already see the nice top grain and the lines from the shoulder. I would like to share the making process to give you an idea of how the belts are made. And for sure: this belt will last more than a lifetime!
A lot of people always ask about tips and tricks in Leathercraft. Although I often mention that Youtube is a good channel for finding what you are looking for, I prefer a book as a reference. I had the pleasure to meet fellow craftsman Otis Ingrams from the UK and he has written a beautiful reference book called: 'Leatherworks, traditional craft for modern living'. Here is a brief review.