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When it comes to leathercrafting projects, we wrote the book on it for DK Publishing!

Original, unique designs to help with lifting and carrying your bicycle

Stunning handcrafted bicycle bags carry the essentials and turn heads!

Best-selling "commuter essentials" for making the daily commute easier

Lifetime leather bar wraps in five styles for every type of handlebar and bicycle

Our best-selling Original Travel Cribbage Boards has fans worldwide

Unique travel-sized classic games: dice, dominoes, cribbage

Free hand-drawn printable scoresheets, rules of play & puzzles

One-of-a-kind cribbage boards: driftwood, leather, and even a belt

Leather handles in 8 styles, 4 leather colors, and 3 metal finishes

Strong yet soft, durable and sustainable, no-bumps and no-bruises

Add a label to handles and pulls for superior organization

Flexible but sturdy, creative solutions to tricky problem corners

Infographic: Comparing Full Grain vs Bonded Leather Bar Wraps After 2 Years of Use

Here’s the story behind the creation of this infographic:

“About four years ago, I was wrapping a customer’s bike with Walnut Sew-on Leather Bar Wraps, and the leather bar tape I was replacing was practically new and I couldn’t bring myself to throw it away. So I wrapped one of my hammer handles with it.

I used that mallet almost daily. After about two years, it felt scratchy on my hand. It felt uncomfortable, even distasteful, to pick up. I took a really close look at it, and I thought, this is garbage. The leather coating had worn away to show the fabric backing beneath, typical of cheap bonded leather. The areas that hadn’t worn away looked dirty, gray, furry.

Because you rarely get to actually see leather wear out, I retired that mallet and got a new mallet. I wrapped the new mallet with our leather (Coil Bar Wraps) to see what the difference would be.

After the same amount of time, another two years, one day I remembered that old mallet and I looked at the two, and I thought, Holy crap our leather is even more awesome than I knew.”

Geoffrey Franklin, Walnut Studiolo

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