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Perfecta Wallets

Perfecta Wallets are something you are not going to see anywhere but here. Perfecta Wallets have a shape that lets them sit perfectly in a pair of  jeans pants back pocket. They are made from thick Veg tan leather thats been dyed and decorated.. The shape is a riff of of my Fin wallets and the carving and stamping reflects a Polynesian influence, the art in large part comes from a friend Matt Kamaio.

The wallets have 4 pockets, enough to hold a ton of crap.

You can find details on my wallets, as well as find this, and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Perfecta

The Perfecta

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The Perfecta Wallet, redux

Perfecta Wallets are something you are not going to see anywhere but here. Perfecta Wallets have a shape that lets them sit perfectly in a pair of  jeans pants back pocket. They are made from thick Veg tan leather thats been dyed and decorated.. The shape is a riff of of my Fin wallets and the carving and stamping reflects a Polynesian influence, the art in large part comes from a friend Matt Kamaio.

The wallets have 4 pockets, enough to hold a ton of crap.

You can find details on my wallets, as well as find this, and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

Perfecta Wallet

Perfecta Wallet

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The Reddy Thready belt

The Reddy Thready is a black belt with some killer stamping, made from heavyweight Veg tan leather with some great red stitching. .. and ready to go to a home…
It is fully lined with pigskin, stitched with poly thread (made in the USA) and ready to be cut to your length.
Its brass buckle exudes charm and will insure you are the object of affection no matter where you might venture…

You can find details on my belts as well as find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Reddy Thready

The Reddy Thready

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The Hot Shop belt

The Hot Shop is a black belt made from heavyweight Veg tan leather with some great red stitching. .. and ready to go to a home…
It is fully lined with pigskin, stitched with poly thread (made in the USA) and ready to be cut to your length.
Its brass buckle exudes charm and will insure you are the object of affection no matter where you might venture…

You can find details on my belts (and learn why the belt is called the hot shop!) as well as find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Hot SHop belt

The Hot SHop belt

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The Bossman belt

The Bossman is a black belt made from heavyweight Veg tan leather. .. and ready to go to a home…
It is fully lined with pigskin, stitched with poly thread (made in the USA) and ready to be cut to your length.
Its brass buckle exudes charm and will insure you are the object of affection no matter where you might venture…

You can find details on my belts as well as find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Bossman

The Bossman

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Making people happy, is really what its about!

This is the kind of consistent feedback you want to get from your customers… Roger had called me once or twice over the past few years – wanted to see what I was doing, what the cost of different stuff was, etc. Always a nice guy, l i enjoyed talking with him. I hear from him a third time last year, and lo and behold,he was good to go and writes….

“” My belt was even more beautiful than I anticipated- certainly more sturdy than any belt I have ever owned. It is a pleasure to put it on. I receive many compliments and questions.

I will be ordering another belt in the near future. It took two years of kicking the tires, but I am totally happy. Roger”"

Rogers belt

Rogers belt

The Happy Scrapper – a super duper belt

The happy scrapper is a rocking brown belt made from heavyweight Veg tan leather. .. and ready to go to a home…
It is fully lined with pigskin, stitched with poly thread (made in the USA) and ready to be cut to your length.
Its brass buckle exudes charm and will insure you are the object of affection no matter where you might venture…

You can find details on my belts, as well as find this, and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

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The Cheese Eater – a special wallet

The Cheese Eater is cool  - I named it in memory of a riding bud who passed on some years ago, his name was Mort, he rode his BMW like the wind, always accompanied by his pal “Quiet” and he called his group of friends “cheese eating rats”, yeah yeah, I know – but it was a term of endearment –  really it was!!  Ha!

I am only going to make a few of these chrome tan units.. I made the Cheese Eater using chrome tan leather sourced from the same place that Langlitz Leathers gets their goods. Chrome tan leather has some great characteristics, but for the most part – it doesn’t let me do my “thing” which is stamping. Chrome tan leather does not accept impressions….

This particular wallet is made from great, “leather jacket leather” Really..this is just cool, soft, tough and lovable!

The inside of the wallet is a new design, holding cards, papers and bills in a really convenient and unique manner.

You can find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Cheese Eater

The Cheese Eater

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Customer feedback, good or bad, you’ve earned it….

This is the kind of feedback you want from your customers... It makes me think back to when i was just beginning to offer my work for sale, and the first time I got a note from a customer after a purchase.

I held my breath when I opened the email. I was really afraid that I’d disappointed my very first real, paying customer, a customer who i didn’t know, who was buying my work, sight unseen and on faith.  I wanted so desperately to please and was afraid I’d blown it. Any artist who makes the bold assertion that she/he doesn’t care if paying customers are happy, or like their work- is full of shit, quite frankly. There’s not an artist I know, working for a fee, who doesn’t want to please.

Well, back on that day of “customer reckoning” my concerns were unfounded, that bold person, was pleased as punch and has over the decade+ since, purchased 7 items from me. Its an honor to have folks who come back and vote with their wallets… a very meaningful vote, in these “tight” days.

Then I have Nanette, a new customer who bought from my ETSY store…

“”I was immediately drawn to this wallet because of its uniqueness. I really didn’t worry about the price because I knew this was an original piece and that my husband would love it!! And he does! What I appreciated about the service, is how quick and accommodating Steve showed towards my purchase. I indicated that this was a Valentine’s Day gift for my husband so not only did I get the order the very next day, but it was nicely wrapped ready to be presented. Although this was my first purchase it definitely won’t be my last! A forever customer. (Thanks Steve) Nanette”"

… thanks Nanette, I really appreciate the feedback – and even after more than 10 years at it, I am still honored that folks like my work, take the time to say nice things and most impressively,  come back for more purchases… thanks for the support folks – it makes all the difference….

steveb

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Bwana – a chrome tan wallet

The Bwana is much like the Saddler – but for some important details – so look closely…these brown units are the first in a series of wallets I made using chrome tan leather. This is not something I plan to do regularly. Chrome tan leather has some great characteristics, but for the most part – it doesn’t let me do my “thing” which is stamping. Chrome tan leather doe not accept impressions….

This particular wallet is made from a great, vintage piece of heavyweight leather that is particularly cool and full of character. The leather itself has a deep oil to it that keeps it supple, but with a firm hand,  and it has a really neat characteristic – it shows every little scratch and abrasion in a really unique manner, kind of like antique luggage – and will age beautifully.

I only was able to source a small piece of this great leather and so- when its gone, its gone. The inside of the wallet is a new design, holding cards, papers and bills in a really convenient and unique manner.

You can get the Bwana and see my other work at my ETSY store. Thanks for looking!

The Bwana

The Bwana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The UCE, a Poly LongBone Super Squire, finds a pocket to call home

I was so thrilled that the wallet came yesterday, nicely wrapped up I must add :-), that I couldn’t wait until Valentine’s day to give it to my husband. The excitement on his face was sooo priceless. He loves it!!!!
Thank you      Nanette

Its nice when a good unit finds a pocket to call home, it makes me feel warm and fuzzy. Its good to know that this piece of wearable, functional art will last a good long time in this mans pocket.

Chances are it will outlive many pockets, ones  that it’ll temporarily call home.

Thanks for the business Nanette, glad your man likes his wallet, its an honor to have it sit in his pocket, and I am sure it’ll make for a memorable Valentines day gift!   Now, please make sure he remembers to stuff it down into his pocket – aight!!!

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The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

The Uce, Poly Longbone Mens Chain Wallet

Meet the Chiggy

The Chiggy is cool, so cool in fact that its not going to be a regular item on the steveb menu -I am only going to make a few..these black units are the first in a series of wallets I made using chrome tan leather sourced from the same place that Langlitz Leathers gets their goods. Chrome tan leather has some great characteristics, but for the most part – it doesn’t let me do my “thing” which is stamping. Chrome tan leather does not accept impressions….

This particular wallet is made from great, “leather jacket leather” Really..this is just cool, soft, tough and lovable!

The inside of the wallet is a new design, holding cards, papers and bills in a really convenient and unique manner.

dig the Chiggy

You can find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Chiggy

The Chiggy

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Meet the Saddler – a chrome tan, limited edition wallet

The Saddler is the first in a series of wallets I made using chrome tan leather. This is not something I plan to do regularly. Chrome tan leather has some great characteristics, but for the most part – it doesn’t let me do my “thing” which is stamping. Chrome tan leather doe not accept impressions….

This particular wallet is made from a great, vintage piece of heavyweight leather that is particularly cool and full of character. The leather itself has a deep oil to it that keeps it supple, but with a firm hand,  and it has a really neat characteristic – it shows every little scratch and abrasion in a really unique manner, kind of like antique luggage – and will age beautifully.

I only was able to source a small piece of this great leather and so- when its gone, its gone. The inside of the wallet is a new design, holding cards, papers and bills in a really convenient and unique manner.

You can get the Saddler and see my other work at my ETSY store. Thanks for looking!

the Saddler

the Saddler

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The Barb Wire – chrome tan wallet

The Barb Wire is cool  - check the barb wire scar on the front, I mean, how badass is that – a wallet with a barb wire scar…ha!-

I am only going to make a few of these chrome tan units.. I made the Barb Wire using chrome tan leather sourced from the same place that Langlitz Leathers gets their goods. Chrome tan leather has some great characteristics, but for the most part – it doesn’t let me do my “thing” which is stamping. Chrome tan leather does not accept impressions….

This particular wallet is made from great, “leather jacket leather” Really..this is just cool, soft, tough and lovable!

The inside of the wallet is a new design, holding cards, papers and bills in a really convenient and unique manner.

You can find this and my other goods on ETSY… Thanks for looking!

The Barb Wire

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the Inner Secret Fin Wallet

Long gone into someones pocket, this is another fine specimen of the Fin.

Buy Fin Wallets here:

the Inner Secret Fin wallet

the Inner Secret Fin wallet

The “Digging Deep” Fin Wallet

If you like the Fin wallet, you have hi-style! The Fin is a great unique shape.

Look at Fin wallets that are in stock here:

the Digging Deep Fin wallet

the Digging Deep Fin wallet

The LongBone – a mens wallet

As always, you can get immediate gratification by ordering goods from my ETSY Store.

The Poly Fin – a mens chain wallet

The Poly Fin is a killer!

As always, you can get immediate gratification by ordering goods from my ETSY Store.

Fobs are handy

You can clip your keys or wallet chain to them.

Buy ‘em here:

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fob

The Poly Longbone Uce – sold!

The Uce is gone. It’s a mens wallet, that will serve Andy for many years to come!

As always, you can get immediate gratification by ordering goods from my ETSY Store.

Q-Ray Shun – a fine mens belt

A new Belt -n the Q-Ray Shun, is in need of a home

As always, you can get immediate gratification by ordering goods from my ETSY Store.

Mens Belts – coming out of the woodwork!

Check out this beauty!

As always, you can get immediate gratification by ordering goods from my ETSY Store.

Nice to hear

I love getting these kinds of notes from my customers.
It’s affirmation,  I am on the right track, doing the right thing, for the right price.

“WOW> Received belt in mail today. A surprise as I didn’t know it had shipped.
It’s quite tasteful/beautiful. My husband will definitely enjoy it. THANK YOU so much for getting it to me on time as well. It will make a wonderful gift.” -Catherine

H-D belt

H-D belt

The McKween Valet

You need this – if you keep your stuff on your dresser!

Buy them here!