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8Jun 2022

Top 5 Gifts for Father’s Day

By |Categories: Duvall Leatherwork Products|

Top 5 Gifts for Father's Day A 2023 guide to help you find the perfect gift for Dad   We want your Father's Day gift shopping to be easy; which is why we've created our top five gifts for Dad. Show your Dad how much you appreciate him this year with handmade leather goods meant to last a lifetime, and even save time shopping with our variety of men's leather goods. This Father's Day Gift Guide has our top 5 [...]

7Jun 2022

The Core Values and Beliefs That Shape Duvall Leatherwork

By |Categories: Entrepreneurship, Leather Goods Workshop|

What does it mean to stand for something? It means you believe in a solid set of core values, ethics and beliefs as a contributing member of society — for profit or otherwise. When I started Duvall Leatherwork at 25 years old, in 2005, I didn’t know that I even possessed core traits. Perseverance as a craftsman taught me the importance of establishing values, but none of that really mattered until I hung up my craftsman’s apron. I needed to [...]

14Apr 2022

Fortuna SAS Band Blade Replacement

By |Categories: Leather Goods Workshop, Leatherworking tools|

Fortuna SAS Leather Splitting Machine - Band Blade Replacement   Replacing a band-blade in a Fortuna SAS leather splitting machine can be a complicated job, follow the instructions carefully and have plenty of space around your machine to work.  Our Fortuna SAS 15" band blade leather splitter recently developed a crack in the blade and needed to be replaced.  These steps are taken almost verbatim from the Fortuna owners manual.   This is our product tag showing the model and [...]

14Apr 2022

Spring & Summer Handbag Collection 2022

By |Categories: Uncategorized, Women's Bags|

The NEW 2022 Spring & Summer Handbag Collection Is Here! Spring has sprung and you know what that means … This spring expect fun and creative twists on some original Duvall Leatherwork purses and handbags that you already know and love. This collection uses unique materials,  a blend of soft and vibrant colors and functional beauty. This Season's Inspiration — 2022 We've never done anything quite like this at Duvall Leatherwork. This bag collection explores all the ways we can [...]

19Nov 2021

An Artisan’s Dream!

By |Categories: Entrepreneurship|

 A story of determination and growth How Duvall Leatherwork found its new Artisan Workshop By: Nick Duvall, Founder Sixteen years ago, I started Duvall Leatherwork in the basement of my home creating handcrafted leather goods.  In 2006, I expanded my small startup business by purchasing a commercial building in Kingston, Pennsylvania.  After 15 years of business growth, product growth and team growth, we had simply grown out of our space. It was time to expand. I set out to purchase [...]

7Apr 2021

Women’s Leather Wallet

By |Categories: Duvall Leatherwork Products|

  Women's Leather Wallet Finally, a women’s leather wallet that checks all your boxes. It’s elegant with utility, a showpiece with functionality. The more you use it, the more it reflects you. That’s because it’s real, full grain leather. Time and use rub a story into its folds and edges. Marks and bumps don’t mar it, they enhance it. There’s no other material in the world that ages like genuine leather.   The Women's Leather Wallet by Duvall Leatherwork holds [...]

6Mar 2021

Leather Dog Collars

By |Categories: Duvall Leatherwork Products|

Bridle Leather Dog Collars The new and improved dog collar from Duvall Leatherwork Show your faithful pup some love with our newly designed bridle leather dog collars. Here at Duvall Leatherwork, we have redesigned our leather dog collars with your pups well-being and style in mind. Made to last with American tanned English Bridle Leather and outfitted with solid steel hardware. This collar is sure to be a showstopper. Not only does it look good in the sleek black or [...]

20Oct 2020

Holiday Sleigh Bell Door Hanger

By |Categories: Duvall Leatherwork Products|

Holiday Sleigh Bell Door Hanger Our Classic Christmas Decoration The Duvall Leatherwork holiday sleigh bell door hanger will most certainly become a cherished Christmas heirloom.  Sleigh bells are classic pieces of Americana, synonymous with the Christmas season. Their unmistakable sounds can warm your winter home with soft notes of Christmas cheer.  Imagine your family or holiday guests opening your front door on a cold winters night to hear the warm sounds of authentic sleigh bells.  Truly an unforgettable experience. When [...]

10Aug 2020

What is a Leather Valet Tray?

By |Categories: Duvall Leatherwork Products|

What is a Leather Valet Tray? A leather valet tray, also called a catchall tray,  is used to contain all the accoutrements that a person may carry on his or her person.  For example, daily carry items may include a cell phone, change, receipts, a pocket knife, a wallet, guitar picks, a flashlight, keys, a lighter, a watch, etc.   Now items like this are typically referred to as EDC or every-day carry items. Click here to learn more about [...]

29Jul 2020

Men’s leather wallets, how are they made?

By |Categories: How its made, Leather Goods Workshop|

Handcrafting Quality Leather Wallets Making quality leather wallets starting with a single piece of sturdy goatskin. We found that goatskin has a lot of qualities that make it the perfect leather for wallets. It’s firm and ages beautifully, holding its shape, but becoming more flexible with time. We use dies to cut out the outer cover and credit card pockets. Then we dry fit them together with a little double sided tape. The process Bit by bit, each leather wallet [...]


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