Leather Artists of the American Northwest
The spirit of the American West lives on as demonstrated in this collection of profiles of select U.S. leather artists who hone their art in contemporary America. From Oregon to Montana, the twenty unique business owners and tradespeople featured in this book honor time-tested techniques of leather working while developing new ideas and designs for American-made leather goods. Meet custom saddlemakers, such as Randy Severe, and experienced intricate craftspeople, such as DW Frommer, along with others who make leather their daily passion. Each artist offers their own personal reflection, relaying the appeal of working with one of the oldest, most versatile materials for high-quality products.