September 06, 2018 1 min read

From time to time, I like to shout out my favorite people, things, places, etc.  Below is a short list of my current Likes.  If you've followed me for a while, you know I don't at all mind shouting out my liking of fellow leatherworkers who also are in the business.  So don't be surprised by my choices here, I would love to see everyone WIN at success....by now, you should know that.

Heyltje Rose, leatherwork:  I first met Heyltje at the Horse Backstreet Choppers Smokeout in 2010 in Rockingham, NC.  She has that very thing you want out of a leatherworker....style.  Something that lacks within 99% of all leatherworkers in our market genre.  Big plus is she specializes in lady's jewelry too!  Just some of the sickest and most original designs you can think up.  You can find her here:  https://www.heyltjerose.com/  ---- Instagram @heyltjerose 

My friend overseas:  I have a friend who has helped me for some time now, he use to live in LA doing animated graphics for major Hollywood productions as well as Disney movies.  A few years back he moved to the Tropics of Asia and is living life to the fullest.  He has put together a large collection of handmade leather items suitable for the motorcycle industry and you are SURE to find something you like at:  biker-wallets.com

FOOD:  Druff's Gormet Grilled Cheese -- http://www.yumdruffs.com/

Falstaff Local Bar & Grill (yes, named after the famous beer) -- https://www.falstaffslocal.com/

Civil Kitchen (good locally acquired ingredients) - https://www.facebook.com/civilsgf/

I'll be adding to this list from time to time, thanks for reading.



Also in Anvil Customs Leather Blog

Re-imagining Mini Long Wallet Interiors
Re-imagining Mini Long Wallet Interiors

September 16, 2020 3 min read

The Mini Long Wallet started out as a way to appease some of our customers that liked the long wallet but just wanted something a little shorter. Obviously we do try to listen to our customers' feedback because that's just good business. The original design wasn't even available as a stock item. But folks saw us make a few as requested by some of our customers on social media and before long it had a achieved a somewhat cult status in as much as a style of leather wallet can have a following. Eventually we had enough interest in them to make a version that was available on the website, and they've sold fairly well over the years. That being said, there's always room for improvement. We're constantly looking at ways we can better the styles and designs of our products. 

Read More
Pandemic Mentality, and Finding a Creative Stride with Hands on Work
Pandemic Mentality, and Finding a Creative Stride with Hands on Work

August 31, 2020 2 min read

It is conceivable that in the coming years we're going to have a surge of folks who have discovered the joys of working with their hands. Many people are suddenly finding themselves at home with a new abundance of time and an uncertainty of what to do with said time. Because of Covid-19 people can't go out and do many of the things they're used to, so it would not surprise me in the least if we have a new generation of makers and craftsman come of this pandemic. 
Read More
Making A Custom Order at Anvil Customs
Making A Custom Order at Anvil Customs

August 17, 2020 3 min read

We make many products over the course of the year and most of them end up for sale here, on the online store. But we also take custom requests, so I wanted to provide a quick guide on placing a custom order, as well as a few tips that might help you out along the way.
Read More

Subscribe