Wood Slice Christmas Ornaments – DIY from your own Christmas Tree!

By | December 12th, 2016|Blog|

It's that merry time of year when we bring the woods right into our homes in the form of Christmas trees! It's become a tradition of many to save a "wood slice" or "wood cookie" from their Christmas Tree, to commemorate that year's festivities or use in craft projects. A favorite new trend of ours is [...]

Cat Interruption: New Water Repellent Photo Shoot!

By | October 14th, 2016|Blog, Leather Care|

Cute cat pic of the day: This pretty kitty interrupted our product photo shoot today. Our new product is Water Repellent, which works for fabric or leather. Click to learn more about NEW Water Repellent for Leather & Fabric.

150-Year-Old Canal Boots Leather Restoration

By | September 19th, 2016|Blog, Leather Care|

This pair of boatman’s boots came from a sunken canal boat on the Dismal Swamp Canal of Virginia and North Carolina. They were found in river mud and were cut down to allow for easy removal.  They are most likely a pair of old mid-19th century Wellingtons, modified by the user. "Sometimes we just dry [...]

Treating and Stabilizing Birch Wood

By | June 28th, 2016|Blog, Wood Treatment|

Birch wood is a popular wood to work with and Pentacryl (or Wood Juice) will stabilize it effectively. Due to the soft bark, we have found that the birch wood absorbs Pentacryl into this area more readily than other types of wood. This extra absorption plus the lighter color, will leave the bark slightly darker. [...]

Leather Care: Treating Leather Motorcross Boots

By | June 17th, 2016|Blog, Leather Care|

These well worn boots had not been cleaned or conditioned for many years. The surface had dried mud and was stiff. Here are some tips for treating leather boots: We started by using a soft cloth dampened with the Leather Cleaner. With just one application the dust and dirt was removed. The leather will appear [...]