All my work is hand crafted to order, none is kept in stock. This means that
when you order my work it allows you to add that personal touch that sets
your piece apart from all the rest. I specialize in custom work, with 44 years
of experience in building custom saddlery I feel I have the expertise to
provide you with the quality of work you desire.
Keep in mind that each one of the pieces you see here have been Custom Made
to someone’s individual needs. If you would like to have a something made
that you do not see here, describe it and I will build it for you, just give me a call!
All my work is done using the finest full grain Leather and Rawhide available.
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with leather work E-mail me and I will try to help you I will respond as soon as possible, usually within a few hours of your email,
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Cut from one piece of skirting leather
and molded to shape, with a fancy
Rawhide Appliqué Braid running down
the front. It is this Rawhide braiding that
forms the front of the tap’s giving them
the fit and balance that sets them apart
from all the other Tapaderoes you have
seen. They will hang in perfect balance
and give years of service, greatly improving
comfort and safety when riding in heavy
brush or wet cold weather.
The three photos at the left are all
taken of the same pair of taps
The first photo showing the full floral
carving done to match a saddle.
The second photo shows the back
side of the taps and shows
the basket stamping that
covers the side against
The third photo shows the Rawhide
Appliqué braiding that forms the front
of the Tapaderoes.
Tapaderoes basket stamped with floral
inset in corner
A block style of stamping is used
to embellish this pair of tapaderoes
Plain Style Tapaderoes
A great accessory to any saddle
Bull-dog Style Tapaderoes
Cut from one piece of leather and molded to
shape , with fancy Rawhide Appliqué Braiding
running from the front to under the stirrups.
They will give years of service, greatly
improving comfort and safety when riding in
heavy brush or wet weather.
Below are some examples of Bridles
The bridles below are made in 8 to 9oz bridle leather and can be
made with Silver, Brass or Nickel hardware .
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I use skirting leather for these breast
plates and line them with latigo leather
A wide strap runs down to the chinch to
keep the saddle centered. No dee is used
in the center so the breast plate doe’s not
chafe the horse
Flax filled Crupper with strap
Braided Dog Leash
Braided in four strand round 3/8
of an inch thick by 6 feet long.
I used ten-bight knots in the
herringbone pattern with
a colored interweave
for this leash.
Black eight strand braided
Bracelet with a tan interweave
in the knots
Leather Covered Canteen
The shoulder strap is made in
the form of a Rawhide Reata.
It is made adjustable by means
of a sliding Rawhide knot.
The cap is made in in the form
of a Rawhide knot.
Close of cap
Western Style Briefcase
A western Briefcase made like a set of
saddle bags, to carry over your shoulder.
Made in premium bridle leather, with a
full welted edge, and hand stitched straps.
Made to carry a Laptop Computer on one
side and folders on other. I build the
Briefcases with the measurements you
supply, so they are made to fit your
requirements. You can have your company
name carved on the flap
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This bag made in 5 oz soft chap leather
was made to carry the Helmet,
Microphone and Flight papers for a
Leather covered case.
Tool box covered with 4 oz bridle leather
with a brass trim.
Dog Training Arm Guard
This is a Arm Protector for use
during the training of dogs to
be used in security work.
Made of heavy Felt and 5oz leather
Case made in 8oz bridle leather
to hold a Spotting Scope and
Made with 3 inside compartments in 6oz
bridle leather with hand stitched straps.
18 inches long 15 inches deep and
9 inches wide.
Can be made in your measurements,
with your company name carved on the flap.
Made with full basket weave pattern in 6oz
bridle leather with hand stitched straps.19
inches wide 12 inches deep with a 3 inch
gusset. Can be made in your measurements,
with your company name carved on the flap.
One piece of a five piece set made in bridle
leather. A Rose pattern is carved on the
side of each case along with the name.
The inside is lined with a soft calf leather.
A mirror is inset in the lid of the make-op
case along with compartment for your
makeup. All stitching is done by hand to
for superior durability and finish.
Album made in bridle leather with a calf
lining. Dogwood flowers are carved around
a raised Norwegian Family shield. The album measures 18 inches by 24 inches by 3 inches deep.
Have us make you a
Albums made in bridle leather, made to
slip over any book. Just give the
measurements of book you want covered
and we will make you a cover to be handed
down to your heirs.
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Leather case for carrying books,10 inches
wide by 12 inches deep by 4 inches thick .
Order a case made in your measurements
for anything you may want to carry.
MOTORCYCLE BAGS & BELT
Bag’s made in 8 oz Black leather, with White
leather trim. A metal frame inside, holds the
shape of the bag, Usually made 18 inches
long, 12 inches deep and 7 inches wide.
Belt, made in 6 oz Black leather, with White
leather trim and lined with 4 oz leather.
7 inches wide at back, tapering to 4 inches
at sides and 6 inches wide in front.
Made in 8 oz Black leather, with a metal
frame inside. 18 inches long, 12 inches deep,
with a 8 inch gusset. Three I 1/4 inch buckles
close the top.
We also recover motorcycle seats
Pouch made to fit between handle bars
Watch strap made in brown Kangaroo
leather with black lacing.
High Riggers Belts
High Riggers belts made of heavy
harness leather. Used in the logging
industry, by High Riggers to climb
and set up the Spar Trees used in High
~ Orthopedic Belt ~
I make belts & straps for many types of
uses including orthopedic applications.
Carpenters apron with suspenders, pier
pouch and chalk line holder
Close up of carpenters apron showing
the width of the bottom of the pockets
Wallet made in bridle leather with lacing
around edge. and a morocco leather lining
Bic Lighter Cover
12 strand braided cover for Bic lighter.
Sporran with leather tassels
and braiding on flap
Sporran with horse hair tassels