The Official Leather Goods Thread

June 13, 2011 @ 02:23:30
What would you guys pick?

Black or tan lanyard/wallet chain? Preferably whichever goes best with most fits.


Tan!!!!!

Here are my beeswax Clarks' DBs of about a year and 3/4 now. Got them repaired with a neoprene vibram sole last month. White balance on the photo is kinda off but you get it:


and here's a more recent pre/post oil on the same DBs and desert treks:

Just thought I'd share.
dayum I < 3 leather
June 13, 2011 @ 02:41:03
^ How much did the vibram sole replacement cost you?
June 14, 2011 @ 00:07:37
$75 with the repair, oil, part replacements and reshaping
June 14, 2011 @ 19:28:15
abcdenim I can't see the pictures smh

Has anybody used lexol to oil their products? I'm trying to find oil to get to oil my belt, wallet, and bracelet, but not sure what to get.

eta: how do you guys size on corter belts? I don't remember how I sized on mine and I wanna get one as a gift to someone.
June 14, 2011 @ 21:45:47
Tanner Goods bi-fold came in a couple days ago.







Some pictures of my first TG wallet I bought awhile back. Awesome wallet, had to retire it early though. The side slots got too loose and my cards kept sliding out.







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June 15, 2011 @ 01:24:17
abcdenim I can't see the pictures smh

Has anybody used lexol to oil their products? I'm trying to find oil to get to oil my belt, wallet, and bracelet, but not sure what to get.

eta: how do you guys size on corter belts? I don't remember how I sized on mine and I wanna get one as a gift to someone.


Fixed!
Lexol looks like some hardcore leather product shit, damn.
I use mink oil. I got a can of it for like $3 from the cobbler I go to. All natural, can't go wrong.

As for Corter belts, you size up one or two.
So if your waist is 30 or 31, you would get a size 32 belt.
I believe a size 32 belt comes punched with six holes and measures exactly 32" from the beginning of the leather near the buckle to the fourth hole.

Tanner Goods bi-fold came in a couple days ago.

Some pictures of my first TG wallet I bought awhile back. Awesome wallet, had to retire it early though. The side slots got too loose and my cards kept sliding out.


Wow that one aged beautifully, hopefully your new one will turn out just as well or even better :p
TG's products are to die for.
June 15, 2011 @ 11:48:50
What do people think of All Saints leather goods? I love the beat up feel. . .
June 16, 2011 @ 00:03:26
Fixed!
Lexol looks like some hardcore leather product shit, damn.
I use mink oil. I got a can of it for like $3 from the cobbler I go to. All natural, can't go wrong.

As for Corter belts, you size up one or two.
So if your waist is 30 or 31, you would get a size 32 belt.
I believe a size 32 belt comes punched with six holes and measures exactly 32" from the beginning of the leather near the buckle to the fourth hole.


Thanks a lot for the info! And those dbs look nice as fuckkkk &)&)

Lmaooo I have no knowledge on leather conditioning, my friend who has a leather jacket told me to get lexol. As for mink oil, http://www.amazon.com/Kiwi-Outdoor-Mink-Shoe-Polish/dp/B000PSDFU4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1308200605&sr=8-3 is this what you got?
June 16, 2011 @ 15:42:23
that vibram sole replacement smokeyface smokeyface &) cotdamn

9 to 5 is how to survive, i ain't tryin' to survive. i'm tryin' to live it to the limit and love it a lot

June 16, 2011 @ 16:27:41
Thanks a lot for the info! And those dbs look nice as fuckkkk &)&)

Lmaooo I have no knowledge on leather conditioning, my friend who has a leather jacket told me to get lexol. As for mink oil, http://www.amazon.com/Kiwi-Outdoor-Mink-Shoe-Polish/dp/B000PSDFU4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1308200605&sr=8-3 is this what you got?


Hmm I don't have much experience with leather either, still learning haha but lexol seems to be a good conditioning product. As for the mink oil I use some no name brand (I'd rather support my cobbler than pay some corporation) but Kiwi is a great, well-known brand too.
June 17, 2011 @ 21:56:57
im debating between the saddle tan and mahogany color double wrap bracelet from tannergoods, anyone sugguestions will look better?

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June 18, 2011 @ 15:25:46
SADDLE TANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN! Doo itt
June 18, 2011 @ 15:56:19

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Do you have to oil the corter stuff before wear?


You should ALWAYS treat your leather will something. Whether to prevent it from drying out or protecting it from rain/water/etc. I use Obenaufs or Proofide on all my leather goods.
June 19, 2011 @ 15:06:11
What would you guys pick?

Black or tan lanyard/wallet chain? Preferably whichever goes best with most fits.


Need some more opinions to sway me.

PS - I rock mostly black denim.
June 19, 2011 @ 18:03:19
Go with a middle toned brown. Goes with everything
June 27, 2011 @ 12:17:41
Just recieved my new Tanner Goods belt in Natural color.

I want to protect this thing, but want to keep it that light birch looking color as long as possible. I'm worried putting a leather protector on it will make it turn darker brown which I don't want.

Is there a solution or product I can use to keep it the natural color?
June 28, 2011 @ 03:06:12
Just recieved my new Tanner Goods belt in Natural color.

I want to protect this thing, but want to keep it that light birch looking color as long as possible. I'm worried putting a leather protector on it will make it turn darker brown which I don't want.

Is there a solution or product I can use to keep it the natural color?


I do not have any experience with these products but according to forums and such, Bick 4 or Lexol are two conditioners that do not seem to discolour leather at all.
June 29, 2011 @ 23:07:14
Excuse the BB photo. TG 6 months in:


DBs oiled yesterday too:
July 03, 2011 @ 17:13:42
damn those beeswax ones look dope after the tune up. but 75 man i think id rather cop a new pair.

dope tanner goods wallet too. i need a new wallet

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July 03, 2011 @ 23:18:40
Yo abc give us a better look at the shoe. I wanna see what the sole looks like
July 07, 2011 @ 17:40:00
where can i cop tanner goods london tan standard belt (or ill buy used if anyone has size 30 (im 32"))
July 07, 2011 @ 20:05:20
tanner goods site brah
July 07, 2011 @ 20:06:04
no more london tan
July 08, 2011 @ 03:18:17
no more london tan


check out tobi.com, they got a good selection of tanner stuff and should have it
July 08, 2011 @ 18:59:14
thx. the lighting at tobi made it look very different (and also it was listed under women's) but i guess it is the same shit
July 09, 2011 @ 04:52:00
nice abcdenim!

I'm looking at getting a pair of DBs and a new belt as well. Yours look so nice!
July 09, 2011 @ 17:43:53
Thanks! Will be posting up some better pictures soon, just gotta find my camera lol
July 18, 2011 @ 17:02:13
very nice abcdenim!
July 20, 2011 @ 17:47:18

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More of an EDC pic, but it also has most of my leather goods that I use on a daily basis...



Tanner Cardholder
Corter Field Notes cover
McBaine leather bracelet
Gerber Shard wrapped Toshi tape leather
Obbi Good Label key holder
July 21, 2011 @ 22:22:05
^ Those look sweet! All the Tanner Cardholders I've seen develop such a nice patina!! Gotta grab one for myself soon.

Anyway, sorry for the delay. I'd rather get better shots than another shot through my blackberry, thx for the patience!

We've also posted the pics on our blog: http://blog.abcdenim.com/

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Here's the BB photo of the before/after again:



damn those beeswax ones look dope after the tune up. but 75 man i think id rather cop a new pair.


It seems like a steep price but we all know that these things just get better with age! Also, I'm bounded to these for life because they've got stories to tell, they aren't just another pair of DBs to me :p When they're unwearable, I'll probably tie them up and hang them on my wall!
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