The Story So Far...

During 2018 I found myself in a desperate search for a new hobby, my main one being a singer/songwriter. I dabbled in mask sculpting, charcoal drawings and anything else that caught my eye, but the one that stuck was leathercraft. I bought a cheap set of beginners tools and started off mainly making coasters and wristbands for family and friends as birthday presents.

As a massive Country and Western fan I noticed that all the great performers had one thing in common, a kick ass personalised leather guitar strap. After being unhappy with my guitar straps of the past, I decided to have a shot at making one for myself. I spent days researching all the materials I would need, the techniques I would need to learn, and the different styles that I had to choose from. I learnt, and continue to learn from watching hours upon hours of YouTube videos and tutorials, every one offering something different and unique.

I started making the strap and realised how daunting it was, even one mistake could render the item useless. However I took my time and powered through, until I had an item I was extremely pleased with. After showing it to my friends and fellow musicians they too were surprised with what I had created after not much practise. However that's when I first realised, no matter what I make, there will always be room for improvement. There's always one way you can better yourself or something you create, we can't dwell on our mistakes and short sightings. This is what has driven me since then and will continue to drive me in the future.

G. Wilde





I use 100% natural vegetable tanned leather, which I hand dye and finish myself.

I use 0.8mm mm thick braided wax thread and hand saddle stitch for extra durability and strength. With care and correct treatment, this thread wont snap or split like other thin machine sewn threads do.

I have recently incorporated my own homemade leather balm into my products, made from organic and natural ingredients including beeswax, cocoa butter and almond oil. This balm gives leather a beautiful, clean finish. It works as a great combination with natural un-dyed leather, and will help with its preservation.



All items will be posted within the same week, unless stated. Estimated delivery time is 3-5 days. Custom orders may take longer. If you have any problems be sure to get in touch.



All main line items and custom items include a warranty under normal use and maintenance. If you need any repairs or replacements drop me a message and I'll be sure to help.



Items are only to be refunded if there is a fault due the craftmanship. Used or damaged items cannot be refunded.



Please note items may have natural imperfections such as blemishes, wrinkles, scars, brands and other marks. I aim to use the best quality veg-tan leather possible however sometimes they can be unavoidable. I find they also add to the character of the leather, as no two items are alike.

Please note that all images used are for example only. Actual items may slightly vary.

The colour and character of leather will change throughout time due to wear. This is called 'patina' and again adds to its unique identity. Please be aware some items may rub off due to the dying and finishing process.



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