The fact of the matter remains: People in Our Great Country are passionate about the things the believe in. They care to the point that they're willing to voice their opinions as loud and vehemently as possible. And the beautiful thing is this, they're totally allowed to do that. Our country has a wonderful history of protest. And while it may not change things as quickly as we'd like, many times it's proven to actually get stuff done. It's these "little revolts" -though at times they aren't so little- where American's exercise their freedoms that make America unique and great.
Ladies and Gents, 100 years ago today Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Organic Act into existence. Their goal was conservation of America's great natural landscapes. One of the great outcomes was the preservation and creation of some of the absolute best places to ride in our great Country. The smell of fresh evergreen and petrichor in the air, along...
We'll be offering a new option in the shop on many Anvil Leather Products very soon! To celebrate we're doing a give-away. Watch this video, and share it with your friends on Facebook. We'll pick one lucky person to receive an awesome Brass Knuckles Pocket Wallet.
We're getting ready to celebrate Independence Day with craft beer, BBQ, and fireworks. Hopefully you're up to something similar. The Fourth of July is always one of our favorite holidays. Its an opportunity to get all of our friends together, stuff our faces with ribs, and then shoot things/blow up things in general.
Let's talk about tools. No, not that jerk from accounting. I'm talking about the real deal here. Whether you have to adjust your points while you're out on the journey, or just need a place to throw the rain pancho you're gonna need a place to put those tools on your bike. Its essential. That being said, it only makes sense that you have a high quality tool bag to ride with. These tools are vital, and you want to take care of them.
We don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Anvil takes its time with each product. You don’t typically see the words “slow fashion” associated with men’s fashion/accessories… but as far as I can tell we fit that description perfectly. Our premium exotic wallets and belts are perfect for anyone who is just looking to make a statement. Our hand tooled hand stained designs are perfect for anyone who appreciates our fine craft.
Hey all, if you follow us onFacebook, you might have noticed we started apre-order campaignyesterday so that we can launch a new product! Anvil Customs is going to start crafting eyeglasses/sunglasses cases. We're quite proud of the design and we can't wait to bring it to you all.
If you'll notice, we've got a real great price on these Pre-Ordered cases, only $58.00. BUT that price is only good for the die-hard early adopters. After June 30th 2016 the price rises to $99.00!
Today, we add one more to the collection. Our beloved Tequila Skull is moving on to greener pastures, so that we can choose a new design. Once we've sold a run of 100 that new artwork will also be retired. Cheers to you, Tequila Skull artwork. You'll live happily ever after on the exterior of our excellent hand crafted leather products.
Every inch of leather, every drop of stain, every single stitchis a labor of love.Chain wallets,belts, andbike seatsare hand-tooled day in and day out with a passion that isn’t merely observed, it’sexperienced. But that craftsmanship doesn’t end when a genuine Anvil product leaves the shop. On the contrary, the ride is just beginning. So when you purchase from Anvil you should know that you’re not just buying a piece of the mundane, you’re gaining a remarkable piece of the adventure.
The search is over! Anvil has found the perfect ingredients to make your standard wallet chain by hand using only USA made and acquired hardware and chain! The raw steel linked chain (welded!) is superior in strength (Tulsa, OK) and the 2 lobster claws (one on each end of chain) are made and acquired from Chicago, IL.
Not knowing what to expect, I can first say that I was totally blown away and humbled by all who stopped in at the Anvil Leather Grand Opening of the new Anvil Flagship store in wonderful Downtown Springfield, MO on beautiful Park Central Square! We unlocked and open the doors at 5pm sharp and the very first people who walked in actually drove up from Tulsa, OK just for the opening! ...
I love owning my own business. I love leatherwork and all that is involved from design thought to the finished stitch. I love making my own hours. I love selling what I make by hand.....that's incredibly rewarding! However, I love nothing more than watching my girls grow up doing the things that I did when I was their age. My dad took me fishing. I don't remember catching many fish, but I remember how much fun was had.
Below is a picture sent to me of one of our oil tanned, leather Prep Wallets made with Chromexcel Leather sent to me by one of our customers. This picture displays the wallet after it has been broken down and worn. Anvil Prep Wallets are available in 5 x 4 bi-fold, 4.5 x 3.5 mini bi-fold and 7 x 4 long, with or without Military grade snaps which are black oxidized for the highest quality USA MADE hardware that Anvil can find!
Anvil is relocating back to where it all began.....Springfield, Missouri. The ANVIL Flagship Store will be set up primarily for manufacturing orders. However, beginning in August, Anvil will be open to the public for each First Friday Art Walk. This will give customers the opportunity to physically see and handle Anvil's products, along with a true understanding of the time, detail, and passion that goes into every hand-made item.
Keep your eyes peeled the week of Black Friday, Anvil will be announcing a crazy deal for you to take advantage of. Anvil has stocked up on all the American Made essentials to put together a great Black Friday Sale
"Anvil builds his products to last and stands behind his products like no other company I have heard of. Anvil's products are built like tanks and built to last. He only uses premium products and in return you get a high quality item that will last for generations. Anvil also puts a LIFETIME warranty on his products for manufacturer defects. Meaning the stitching will not come undone, the attachment point will not come undone, the snaps will not tear out of the leather..."
Friends are in town, so you know what that means! BEACH DAY. My heads been down and I've be grinding away trying to get orders out the door. I can't tell you how much I needed to get out of the shop. I'll be honest, usually a beach day entails quite a bit of work itself with prepping snacks, drinks, ice in the cooler, towels, chairs, tents, boards, lotion, shades, and then add 2 kids and that Siesta Key Beach gets really deep really quick!
From one Dad to another, Anvil offers up this sweet deal. Get that special Father in your life something he can use for a lifetime and get it at a greatly discounted price! The Anvil Father's Day package includes: 1 handmade wallet, 1 handmade belt & 1 handmade key fob for attaching to the belt.
It's here! The world's finest handmade leather belt that is now customizable by you! You get to "Build Your Own Leather Belt"! Simply choose size, color, buckle and then customize the lettering to fit your own personality.
"The knife that inspired an entire range of products for QTRM5TR. In late 2011, we were asked by a CA knife design firm to create a supercharged version of their ultra-successful tactical folder. The ORB® pivot system and our trade-dress protected, tri-spoke pivot assembly system are the major upgrades to the frame and styling of the knife...
Here is the custom knife you've been yearning for. That handforged knife that you just need. Maybe not to use, because it's too pretty to use, yet you could never wear it out.....it's a STEK handmade knife. Craig Steketee of Billings, MO is a master of his trade, as well as a scholar. Mr. Steketee has forged damascus steel for over 25 years.....he knows a thing or two about pattern welded metalwork.
Our Apparel Collection is always changing, and we regularly get new shirts, hoodies, hats and any other various merch we can come up with. Check out a small selection below, or see the entire collection here!
I mean, I'm imagining cruising down the road on my Yamaha XS650 lookin' all cool in my airbag vest when some hot mom pulls right out in front of me (because she was texting her boyfriend and didn't see me) and then BAM...
This article is old (2013) But don't sweat it. If you're here looking for the Black Friday deals know that we'll be doing them...
Roughly 12 hours and Anvil's Black Friday Sale will be here! Regularly $129, these belts will only be $39 for entire day Friday, midnight to midnight. You choose your belt size and color. When you're choosing your size, be sure to just choose your waist size. If you wear a size 36 pants, then choose a size 36 belt and Anvil will tailor the belt to the perfect size...
If you're not a cafe guy, stop reading this now. No wait, this actually might get your cafe gears going.....Yamaha has rolled out what many are saying is the ultimate mainstream cafe racer motorcycle. This particular cafe is based on the Yamaha Bolt motorcycle and features matte black detailing, a single cowled seat,
A couple of weeks ago I blogged about an unnamed man who's beloved motorcycle was stolen some 46 years ago. Well, it turns out he is not unnamed! His name is Donald DeVault, a 73 year old Omaha, NE native. When he reported his Triumph T100 Motorcycle stolen back in 1967, he was only 26 years old and had only owned the bike for 2 years...
So there's a man in Nebraska who filed a police report for his stolen motorcycle back in 1967. He was contacted by the Department of Revenue of the Port of Los Angeles asking for proper identification to prove he is the rightful owner of a 1953 Triumph Tiger 100 that the US Customs & Border Patrol recovered. ..
Think it's too early to do your Christmas shopping? Well maybe it is, but here at Anvil Customs, we think anytime is a good time to buy quality handmade leather wallets, whether it be biker wallets, regular bifold wallets, leather trifold wallet, or a long leather chain wallet. Maybe you're gift recipient already has a biker wallet and what they really need is a custom wallet chain!
You need a belt. You need a good leather belt. You drive to the mall. You drive all the way to the mall. You thumb through belts. You thumb through all the crappy, bonded-leather belts in the department stores. You get mad. You get very, very mad... And then you go to Anvilcustoms.com