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How I Converted My Dad's Vintage Bench Grinder Into A Leather Sander & Burnisher!

How I Converted My Dad's Vintage Bench Grinder Into A Leather Sander & Burnisher!

Recently, the piece of equipment I had been using to burnish my leather straps and cuffs, stopped working. I knew the time would eventually come so I had already done a little bit of research and knew which machine I would purchase as my replacement. Wouldn't you know it, when I now needed it, it was out of stock! What's leatherworking gal to do??

I did what most people would have probably done. I opened up a tab on my computer and began to search Google for a replacement to the would-be replacement. After reading countless reviews on different types of...


When a Customer Requests a Replica of a Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) Leather Bracelet ~ "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"

I've been at it again! But this time it was a different customer who had a special "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" request. He asked me to make him a replica of the leather bracelet that Brad Pitt wore in the 2019 film about a faded television actor and his stunt double as they strive to achieve fame and success in the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. 

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When a Customer Requests a Brad Pitt, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", Cliff Booth Leather Watchband

brad pitt once upon a time in hollywood watch bandRecently, one of my good customers asked me if I would make a leather watchband like the one Brad Pitt wore in the movie, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", a 2019 film about a faded television actor and his stunt double as they strive to achieve fame and success in the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles. The film was directed and written by Quentin Tarantino and stars along...


A Nice Little Surprise from My ETSY Shop :-)

etsy shop front - loyal customersIt truly is my pleasure to create for you and to serve you....thank you!!


Getting Real

Getting Real

I thought I would get real with you and share a pic that maybe doesn't best represent my finished work, but better represents the effort that goes into it instead...if you look closely, you can see one of the 4 blisters I got while braiding it.