Plaited Rifle Sling

October 29, 2017

A Handmade leather rifle sling with a bit of style
Full Grain English Bridle leather is used to make this plaited rifle sling. The plait is a mystery braid in that it has no joins and is made from a single piece of leather. 2 inches wide to give a good weight bearing surface and help alleviate shoulder strain.
The QR swivels on this rifle sling are European standard. A slightly different size to UK and USA swivels.
This rifle sling has an adjustable buckle in stainless steel to aid fitting to any rifle and fit.
Hand stitched using waxed linen thread makes it perfect for harsh outdoor use. Leather is very resilient to rain and cold and with proper care will last you years.
Visit my website to learn more about my handmade leather rifle slings http://www.oaksidesaddlery.co.uk/store.php#!/Plaited-Leather-Rifle-Sling/p/69110662/category=12777389

 

Rochester Bridle Leather Belt

October 27, 2017

A classic Leather belt design using a whole Swage buckle.
My Rochester handmade leather belt uses a swage buckle. These are usually used on horse headcollars but make a perfect buckle for a leather belt. Solid brass is used for this leather belt.
Leather is Oak Bark tanned for a superior, individual finish to your bespoke leather belt. Bridle leather is used as it is one of the finest cuts of the hide, strong, flexible, and resilient. Dark Havana is used for this handmade bridle leather belt.
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Standard Leather Dog Leads

October 24, 2017

Looking for a proper leather dog lead?
Then look no more!
Made by hand in Great Britain in a variety of traditional leather colours; Australian Nut, Dark Havana, Black, Oak, Newmarket, and London tan. My genuine English bridle leather dog leads are made from a single piece of Oak Bark tanned Bridle leather that is very strong and supple. Handmade in a variety of widths from 1/2inch (12mm) to 1inch (25mm) and with standard length of 2, 3, and 4feet long.
Stitching is carried out by hand using a h...
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Douglas Handmade Bridle Leather Belt

October 21, 2017

The solid brass flat West End buckle sets this handmade leather belt off. A classic design suitable for any occasion.
English bridle leather is used that has been tanned using an Oak Bark tanning process for a luxurious and individual leather belt. The leather is nearly 4mm thick and is a single piece that is made to measure for a bespoke service.
Hand waxed linen thread at 8 stitches to the inch is used to hold the buckle. Stitched by hand using the traditional skills of the English Saddler.
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Rochester Handmade Bridle Leather Belt

October 18, 2017

A whole swage buckle is used for this leather belt for a classic design and style.
Full grain London Tan bridle leather that is made to measure for the perfect fit. ! 1/4 inches wide is just right for your casual trouser and jeans.
My three lines of Oakside signature stitching is carried out by hand using traditional saddlery skills. Waxed linen thread is used with double hand stitching. This means that each stitch passes completely through the leather before moving on to the next stitch. Each ...
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Dog Slip Lead with a Stop

October 17, 2017

A custom request to fit a stop to one of my handmade dog slip leads. This stop prevents the lead from opening too far when your dog is walking and not pulling against the lead. This means that the collar part of the lead stays in place. Slip leads are a great lead for dogs that either pull back on their leads slipping their collar, dog walkers who walk a variety of different size dog breeds, kennel assistants, and for working dogs that don't need a collar.
Handmade to order using Oak Bark tann...

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Additional Leather Loop on a Dog Collar

October 12, 2017

What is the purpose of an additional loop?
The additional leather loop on one of my handmade leather dog collars serves to hold the point of the dog collar tightly against the collar. The extra loop is the one on the right of the picture, after the dee ring. It is stitched in place and blocked square. It make the collar look nicer by not leaving the point flapping around. It can also help if you have more than one dog that like to chew one another's collars.
Australian nut bridle leather and so...
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Two Handle Multi-Length Leather Dog Lead

October 3, 2017

This lead is a favourite of some of the UK Police Forces Dog Handlers. Two handles allow better control over their public order dogs. By holding the long handle in one hand and the short handle in the other hand allows your dog to be quickly released forward whilst keeping them controlled with the other hand.
Made from a single piece of Bridle Back leather from J&FJ Bakers the long lead is 60 inches from end-to-end. The short handle is stitched in separately. Stitching on this lead is Police S...
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Fancy Something Plaited

October 1, 2017

How about treating your dog to a handmade plaited leather dog collar from Oakside Saddlery. It's not even too late for Christmas to place your order for a bespoke leather dog collar.
My plaited leather dog collars are made from a single piece of Oak Bark Tanned Bridle Leather. This one is full grain London Tan colour from J&FJ Bakers in Colyton. I use a mystery braid to make these leather dog collars. A mystery braid has no cuts across the leather nor any joins to weaken the collar. Have a loo...
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A New belt for the winter

September 28, 2017

The Halifax.
This one uses a solid Brass West End Roller buckle from Abbey England. At 1 1/4 inch wide it is perfect for casual wear and jeans.
Dark Havana Oak Bark Tanned Bridle Leather belt that is made to order for a truly bespoke leather belt. The stitching is carried out by hand using a heavy waxed linen thread.
This leather belt also has no creases down the edges for a smooth design.
A single fixed keeper loop is stitched in behind the buckle with the stitches running underneath the loop ke...

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Simon Harrison Cordwainer at Oakside Saddlery Handmade, bespoke leather Made in England. Leather Collars and Leads for your Dog, Handmade, made to Measure Leather Belts, Leather camera straps, And Leather rifle slings for Field Sports. All made in the Traditional Hand-stitched way

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Simon Harrison

Oakside Saddlery

67 Windmill Rise

Minster

Kent

ME12 3QA

United Kingdom

oaksidesaddlery@gmail.com

+44(0)7976892950

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