Tag: leather goods

Getting Outside

A New Dopp Kit from Koch Leather

This summer I was spent many days and nights on the road. Along with my kids, I was travelling enough to start to notice how some of the gear that I carry functions, or does not function. One of the pieces of gear that I always carry is my Dopp Kit – a little leather […]

Getting Outside

Marlondo Leather Traveler’s Briefcase

Some few weeks or maybe even a couple months ago I bought a Marlondo Leather Travelers Briefcase in their water buffalo leather line. They are discontinuing their water buffalo line so I bought the bag at a pretty deep discount. As I say in the video, I really like the feel of the water buffalo […]

Getting Outside

MiBelle Custom Leatherworx

Wayne Higgins, the very creative owner/operator of MiBelle Custom Leatherworx (based in Dartmouth Nova Scotia!) stopped in to see me while he was on a cross-Canada tour. After visiting with me for some time he left me with a couple very lovely wallets and a belt. One of the wallets is a 4 slot vertical […]

Mason Jar Mug
Getting Outside

My Father’s Day Gifts Guide

If you are anything like me, you like to be quite clear about what gift you receive for Father’s Day. So in my effort to help you help your gift giving family members, here are a few links to the items that I believe are good ideas for Father’s Day gifts. It will likely not […]

Getting Outside

Bexar Goods Co Porter Satchel

Here is a video review of my latest leather goods purchase, a Bexar Goods Co Porter Satchel. I will say up front that this is not my best video work, but here it is anyway. I didn’t make it clear in the video but this is a leather bag that I purchased used from a friend […]

Getting Outside

The Value of Artisan Produced Goods

There is a movement, a resurgence of manufacturing taking place in North America. The resurgence is taking place with small mom and pop type shops. This is a movement away from massive factories with hundreds of workers chained (figuratively speaking, of course) to machines. People like Railcar Fine Goods – makers of fine denim wear. […]