Leather (Vege Tanned) - Natural Russet
What is it
Natural, vegetable tanned russet leather.
Orders using this material generally ship in 1-2 weeks. Find out more.
A light tan colored leather with a smooth finish on one side and a suede like finish on the other. Can be dyed to alter the color and oiled to improve water resistance. Some natural imperfections could appear on the surface of the leather.
As this is a natural material, scorching and ash residue are common as a part of the cutting process. You can see examples of this in the photos above. You should expect to do some finishing once the pieces arrive.
Equestrian, tooling, handcraft, belts, picture frames, hand bags, book binding, carving, stamping.
Vegetable-tanned leather is tanned using tannin and other ingredients found in vegetable matter, tree bark, and other such sources.
Adhesives, joints & fastenings
Rivets and common sewing techniques will work for joining this material.
Hint - Laser cut thread holes and pieces can be stitched neatly by hand.