Tag: leather

Durable Goods, Giveaways

The Bond & Knight Giveaway

Some time ago I did a YouTube video review of a couple Bond & Knight wallets, this origami-style Passport wallet included. Now, as I promised in my YouTube video, I am giving away this beautiful wallet! A little review about this wallet – in short, it is gorgeous. Ultra-precise cuts and folds with NO stitching! […]

Durable Goods

Bond & Knight Origami-Style Wallets

Some time ago the folks at Bond & Knight,¬†independent British leather designers specialising in handmade, bespoke leathergoods sent me a couple beautiful leather wallets to have a look at. I really liked the quality of the leather and the very unique craftsmanship that went into creating these wallets so I did a video review to […]

Durable Goods

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 […]

Durable Goods

New Marlondo Leather Wallets – Video

Here is a link to my video review of the Marlondo Leather wallets I recently received from Ma. He sent these wallets to me with the hope that I would do a video review during which I could give my viewers, and him some honest feedback. As I say in the video, I will be […]

Durable Goods

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 […]

Koch Leather Goodies
Durable Goods

Koch Leather Goodies

Today I picked up my newest Koch Leather goodies – a coffee cup cozy and a razor holder. Just like every other Koch Leather piece that I have, these are absolutely exquisite in their attention to detail. I had previously bought a coffee cup cozy that was a little too big for my coffee cup […]

Durable Goods

Making a Leather Belt

As you may know, I am into doing leather work; I have created a couple briefcases, two little tool bags and now a postal-style messenger bag. Now, I’m learning how to make belts for myself. The first step, other than cutting the strip of leather is to smooth off the inside edge of the belt. […]


Avallone Luxury Italian Bi-Fold Giveaway

Recently Christopher from Avallone Luxury sent me one of their Italian bi-fold wallets so that I could do a video review of it and, to give it away to one of my readers. Here is my video review: And here is the how-to for you to win the Avallone Luxury Italian bi-fold wallet; First, go […]

Durable Goods, Life Musings

Avallone Luxury Wallet

This beautiful little package arrived at my mailbox early last week and I have been so busy with family and academic commitments that I only just opened it up this morning. I found inside this package a beautifully crafted wallet. It is my intention for this long weekend (it is Family Day in B.C.) to […]