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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

About

Credit Erin Berzel - Valerie Schafer Franklin and Geoffrey Franklin at the Oregon Coast

Walnut Studiolo crafts original modern designs by hand in our Oregon workshop using only natural materials. We are a family-run company located on the North Oregon Coast.

How did it all begin? In a walnutshell, it started with Geoffrey Franklin's 1978 Bianchi road bike. Biking to work every day in Portland, Oregon inspired Geoffrey to customize his ride. When he couldn't find what he was looking for, he decided to create his own unique designs using leather. In 2009, his wife Valerie opened a store on Etsy, and Walnut Studiolo was born. Read more.

Learn more about us using the links below:

Blog

Company History (Infographic)

Customer Stories

FAQ

Leather "101" Free Educational Course

Our Story

Photo Essay: "Day in the Life"

Photo Essay: "Evolution of a Workshop"

Photo Essay: "How We Make Things"

Press/Media/Interviews

Reputation: reviews, testimonials, feedback and more

Sustainability

Values

Video: "What Handmade Means"

 

 

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